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All articles & reviews tagged with orphan

Historical

December 2019
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Children’s champion

With Barnardo’s 330 charity shops, 400 social projects and care of thousands of children, most readers will be familiar with that name. But who was Tom Barnardo, founder of this remarkable charity begun in 1867? ‘A bit of all sorts’ was Tom’s own description of himself as he thought of the blend of Spanish,…

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Historical

July 1998
Articles > Historical

The faith of George Müller

If you have ever watched the BBC's Casualty series, you have seen George Müller's orphan houses on Ashley Down in Bristol, where the series was filmed. They are impressive buildings, especially as no fund-raising for them was ever undertaken. During the course of his life, George Müller raised around £1,400,000 without ever asking anybody…

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