Struggling for Respect | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Anne Austin Young, Part 8 - Anne Struggles To Gain Respect as a Doctor
Anne excels to the top of her class in medical school. A requirement for her graduation is to deliver twenty babies for underprivileged families in the community. As a doctor, Anne still receives harassment and ridicule.
In a time period when women were expected to fill certain roles and expectations in society, Cross Hill native, Dr. Anne Austin Young dedicated her life to the study of medicine, becoming one of the first female doctors and obstetrician-gynecologists in the state of South Carolina.