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date: 13 November 2018

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Beatriz Lassalle (1882–1965) is recognized as the most important pioneer of social work practice in Puerto Rico. She promoted social action, participated in civic affairs, and dedicated herself to the needs of children and families, especially those affected by blindness.

Keywords: Beatriz Lassalle, Puerto Rico, social action, civic affairs, blindness, Juvenile Red Cross, social work practice

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