A Rare Titanic Family: How the Caldwells Survived the by Julie Hedgepeth Williams

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By Julie Hedgepeth Williams

Of the households that boarded the unsinkable sizeable in 1912, just a fourth stayed jointly in the course of the sinking and arrived correctly in ny. Albert and Sylvia Caldwell and their 10-month-old son, Alden, have been a kind of infrequent massive households. writer Julie Williams attracts on first-person money owed from her great-Uncle Albert and huge learn to inform the interesting tale of the younger relatives who have been stored via a mix of success, pluck, Albert's outgoing nature, Sylvia's sickness, and Alden's helplessness. Their designated tale of the fast lifetime of the sizeable and their fortunate rescue aboard the ill-starred Lifeboat thirteen hasn't ever been absolutely advised in large literature. a unprecedented colossal kin incorporates a picture taken of them on deck an strange surviving memento despatched to them after the catastrophe. however the journey at the tremendous used to be just one a part of an even bigger nightmare for the Caldwells.

Albert and Sylvia, idealistic younger Presbyterian missionaries from the yank Midwest, had got down to Bangkok, Siam, at the very day in their marriage ceremony in 1909, wanting to serve God and spot the realm. yet issues went awry. in spite of everything, they fled Bangkok in a determined trip around the globe to avoid wasting Sylvia's wellbeing and fitness. Fellow missionaries, notwithstanding, believed that the couple had plotted to renege on their agreement and contrive an excuse to move domestic early, at nice monetary loss to the church. The journey around the globe hence built right into a grim online game of cat and mouse, with the Caldwells because the prey. no longer even the lack of the enormous ended the search. a unprecedented sizeable kin follows the true-life plot twists in a biographical account of a relations that survived the immense yet may well by no means get away the shadow the send solid over them.

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Leukaemia, Hodgkin's disease. F. Steroid therapy. G. I mmunosuppressant therapy. H. Radiotherapy. Vaccine Contra-indications Poliomyelitis Diarrhoea and vomiting. PH serious adverse reaction to penicillin, neomycin, streptomycin or polymyxin. g. eczema Heaf positive reactions (except Grade I) Pregnancy and any possibility of pregnancy within 2 months following vaccination Allergy to neomycin and polymyxin Thrombocytopenia Below age of 9 years Allergy to egg protein Septic skin disease Eczema (NB if another person in family with active eczema then they must not come into contact with vaccination) Measles 0 BCG u:: (3 LLI Rubella 11.

26 Available vaccines TABLE 1 Live Killed Toxoid Yellow fever Measles BCG Rubella Poliomyelitis Influenza Cholera TAB Rabies Anthrax Pertussis Influenza Tetanus Diphtheria Contra-indications TABLE 2a Contra-indications to killed vaccines and toxoids Vaccine/toxoid Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis Influenza Anthrax, TAB, cholera and rabies Contra-indications Persons over 10 unless Schick-positive Booster dose within the past year Any abnormality of the CNS Acute febrile illness Severe general or local reaction to a previous dose (no further pertussis but complete tetanus and diphtheria courses) History of convulsions in the child (particularly cerebral symptoms in the neonatal period) Family history of convulsions Egg allergy Children below the age of 9 None 27 Contra-indications continued TABLE2b Contra-indications to live vaccines A.

Was the pregnancy and birth abnormal or unusual? If so, what was abnormal? . 0 0 C. Do you think that the child has not developed normally? If so, how is the child not normal? . 0 0 o o E. Are you dissatisfied or unhappy with the school o o F. Has the child missed any routine immunisations? Could you list what immunisations the child has had? (With dates) .................................... 0 0 G. Has the child any allergies? If so, what are they? . 0 0 H. Is there any history of illness? If so, what were the illnesses?

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