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Bethune Memorial House and Museum

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The Town of Gravenhurst is the birthplace of International Cultural icon Dr. Henry Norman Bethune. The Bethune Memorial House is a National Historic Site of Canada and celebrates the life of Dr. Bethune.

Dr. Bethune€™s achievements include his research on tuberculosis and a mobile blood transfusion service. He is most famous for the last two years of his life, which were spent in China, where he served as a surgeon and teacher. Decades after his death, Dr. Bethune's story continues to be taught as an example of selfless humanitarianism to millions of Chinese students.

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