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Move to Manchester


Facing bankruptcy in 1889, the Carmichael family moved to Manchester. Amy took up work in the slums, which damaged her fragile health. She moved from there to the Lake District to care for an elderly widower.

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Amy Carmichael

Amy Beatrice Carmichael was a Protestant Christian missionary in India, who opened an orphanage and founded a mission in Dohnavur. She served in India for 55 years without furlough and wrote many books about the missionary work there.

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