Empathy devil of the week

Empathy Devil of the week: Nellie Bly

Elizabeth Cochran Seaman (May 5, 1864 – January 27, 1922), better known by her pen name Nellie Bly, was an American journalist who was widely known for her record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, inspired by Jules Verne’s “Around the world in 80 days”. She first gained notoriety posing as a patient undercover, to expose the harsh and inhumane conditions of Mental institutions of the era. That’s real “walking in someone else’s shoes” empathy! She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism. Bly was also a feminist, writer, industrialist, inventor, and a charity worker.

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