With a promise to her parents to return in three years, Lilieth left her home in sunny Jamaica for the damp shores of England to continue her education in nursing in 1961. In 1984, Lilieth finally graduated with a degree in nursing. She never saw her father alive again and saw her mother only once before her death in 1967.
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