Ten Girls Who Changed the World

Ten Girls Who Changed the World

by Irene Howat
Mass market paperback, 160 pages
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Isobel Kuhn questioned whether God even existed. Mary Slessor grew up in a slum with an alcoholic father. Joni Eareckson broke her neck during a diving accident and Corrie Ten Boom just lived with her family in a little watch shop in Harlaam, Holland.

What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world?

  • Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God
  • Mary Slessor put herself through evening classes and eventually became one of the first white women to venture into the interior of Africa
  • Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians
  • Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life just living in Holland until the Nazis started killing the Jews, many of whom she saved by hiding in a room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop
  • Granny Brand was a missionary in India
  • Gladys Aylward was a missionary in China
  • Jackie Pullinger was a missionary in Hong Kong
  • Amy Carmichael was a missionary in India
  • Elisabeth Fry worked among the sick, prisoners and homeless
  • Catherine Booth was co-Founder of The Salvation Army
  • Isobel Kuhn was a missionary in Asia
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