Religion: The Virtuous One

A little, brown-eyed, onetime parlormaid was making Englishmen sit up & take notice last week. The BBC had broadcast the story of her remarkable life as a missionary in China, and she was drawing crowds to churches every afternoon and evening in Swansea, Wales. Wearing her Chinese clothes, Gladys Aylward lectures for no pay, but she speaks to people as often as she can. Says she: "There will be more people praying for us."

In London's Belgrave Square in the prosperous '20s, Gladys Aylward enjoyed her life as a downstairs maid. But one Sunday...

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