Dorothy Dix (November 18, 1870 December 16, 1951), was the pseudonym of U.S. journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer..
"For in all the world there are no people so piteous and forlorn as those who are forced to eat the bitter bread of dependency in their old age, and find how steep are the stairs of another man's house. Wherever they go they know themselves unwelcome. Wherever they are, they feel themselves a burden. There is no humiliation of the spirit they are not forced to endure. Their hearts are scarred all over with the stabs from cruel and callous speeches."
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