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Quotation by Maria D. Brown
Put me on a moving train if I'm sick, and I'll get well. It's good for mind and body to get out and see the world.
Maria D. Brown (1827–1927), U.S. homemaker. As quoted in Grandmother Brown's Hundred Years, ch. 9, by Harriet Connor Brown (1929).
Said sometime between 1907 and 1913. Following the death of her husband in 1906, when she was 79, Brown began to travel alone by train and continued to do so for the next seven years.
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