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Work in Japan

1893 - 1894

At the age of 24, Amy set sail for Japan to work as a missionary. During her fifteen month stay she suffered severely bad health associated with chronic neuralgia and was forced to return home.

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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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