In schools these days children are made very aware of their rights and standing up for other people’s rights. The story of Mary Slessor then is a great one to introduce your kids to. She is a strong Christian woman who stood up for the rights of the poor at home and abroad in the Calabar region of Nigeria. She also was a firm advocate for the rights of the disadvantaged women and children of that region of Africa. Where superstition and alcohol abuse reigned Mary stormed in to save the lives of abandoned babies and abused families. With exciting and sometimes humorous adventures Mary is a great Christian Heroine for your child.
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