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Marietta Chong Eng

Marietta Chong Eng, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a Chinese-American family, joined the WAVES during WWII. The Navy trained Eng as an occupational therapist and assigned her to the US Naval Hospital on Mare Island, California, and later to the Naval Hospital in Corona, California. Ensign Eng helped rehabilitate sailors and officers who had lost arms and legs in the war, teaching them to accomplish the many tasks of daily living.

Source: Asian Pacific American Legacy

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