Religion: Modern Martyr

Roman Catholics and Southern Baptists are not always close friends. But in the Chinese city of Wuchow, Dr. William L. Wallace, Baptist medical missionary and superintendent of Wuchow's Stout Memorial Hospital, was for 15 years on the best of terms with the Maryknoll priests and sisters whose malaria, skin ulcers and other illnesses he treated. Even during the war years, Dr. Wallace stayed in China and kept on with his work, which Maryknoll's Father Thomas Brack last week called "a vocation of sacrifice and love."

Under China's new conquerors, calm, lanky Dr. Wallace, a 42-year-old native of Knoxville, Tenn., continued his work...

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