CHILDREN: Crusade

In 1212 A.D. occurred the most tragic of the crusades to the Holy Land. Thousands of French and German urchins, coaxed into going on a Children's Crusade, trudged across Europe towards Jerusalem, and disappeared for eternity.

More practical was an idea Author Dorothy Canfield Fisher had last October for a Children's Crusade. The idea came to her when a group of Vermont school children, anxious to help refugee children in war-stricken countries, sent $5.69 to her farm, asked her to spend it for them. U. S. children could learn to appreciate "the blessings they enjoy in this democratic land," Mrs. Fisher...

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