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Heroes of the Faith: Mary Slessor, Mother to Orphans in Nigeria ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
Mary Slessor was a Scottish missionary to Nigeria. Mary Mitchell Slessor was born on December 2, 1848 in Aberdeen, Scotland. She was the second of seven children born to Robert and Mary Slessor. Her father was a shoemaker, but the family were very poor, due to his alcoholism. Her mother often worked in the mills to help make ends meet. …