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February 4

Martha and Waitstill Sharp

1939 – The American Unitarian Association sent Martha and Waitstill Sharp to Czechoslovakia to work with refugees from the Nazis. This marked the beginning of the Unitarian Service Committee, which merged to become the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee in 1963, which focuses on humanitarian aid, development, and human rights throught the world. Read more about Martha and Waitstill Sharp.

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