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March 19

Margaret Barr

1899 – Margaret Barr was born in England. She devoted her life to working with the Unitarians in the Khasi Hills in northeast India. She opened her first school in Shillong in the 1930s, and in 1977 the Barr Memorial Hospital opened in Kharang. Margaret Barr was greatly inspired by Mohandas Gandhi, whom she met many times.

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