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Christy: The Novel and the Reality

by Marilyn Mitchem Chapter Five of Christy describes her orientation to life as a mission teacher in Cutter Gap. Over a breakfast of oatmeal, buckwheat pancakes, and maple syrup, Christy speaks with David’s sister, Ida Grantland, “an older woman, tall, … Continue reading

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“Clothing” by Marilyn Mitchem

The Soul Winner October 1909 The approaching winter admonishes us that many of the poor Highlanders will suffer with cold, unless clad by generous hands, who are able to help them. This is especially true of widows and children, whose … Continue reading

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We Beg Your Prayers and Help For These Faithful Teachers by Marilyn Mitchem

The Soul Winner August 1914 OUR SCHOOLS. After a brief vacation, some of our faithful mission teachers are returning to their work in the mountains. Some of them took no vacation. Every week now the various schools are beginning, and … Continue reading

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