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published October 08, 2007
<<"My first inclination was to be a social worker," she says. "After World War II, when I was leader of a boys' club for underprivileged eight-year-olds, I found that when I observed and complained to authorities about their special needs (health, food, parental inadequacies), I was told that 'the law says this or that.' I decided that...lawyers appeared to have the inside edge."
Nelson adds that she wanted to be in a profession that aimed "to serve other people."
Nelson, Dorothy W. "First Women: Dorothy W. Nelson." Ms. JD. February 6, 2007. http://ms-jd.org/first-women-dorothy-w-nelson/ (accessed October 1, 2007).
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