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John Flynn: The Man Who Created Australia's "Mantle of Safety": A 15-Minute Biography
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: Australian English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Australia & Oceania
John Flynn was a man with a dream. The outback of Australia was a land of risk and adventure. It was also a land of isolation and danger. Flynn wanted to create a “mantle of safety” across the outback. He set up hospitals, hostels, nursing homes and welfare centres, and created the world’s first aerial medical service – the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Learn more about him in this 15-minute bio.