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Discussion :: Inventions - Section 1 (Q.No.99)


This African-American woman physical therapist worked with soldiers disabled in World War II. She invented a device that helped the disabled to eat by delivering food through a tube to a mouthpiece.

[A]. Bessie Blount
[B]. Marjorie Joyner
[C]. Mae Jamison
[D]. Beulah Henry

Answer: Option A


Unfortunately Blount could never get anyone to buy her invention. Finally, in 1952 she sold the rights to the French government.

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