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Betsy: The Dramatic Biography of Prison Reformer Elizabeth Fry
by Jean Hatton
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0825460921, Paperback)In 1816, 36-year-old Elizabeth (Betsy) Fry walked alone into the horrific Newgate Gaol (jail) as a minister of the Society of Friends (Quakers). The transformation she brought to the female inmates there propelled her onto the stage of world history. This is Betsy’s story, a woman whose life and commitment still inspires Christians to stand up for their beliefs and the rights and respect due to even the poorest and most neglected of God’s children.
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In 1816, at the age of 36, when she had been a minister of the Society of Friends for five years, Betsy Fry walked alone into the hell of Newgate Gaol. The transformation she wrought among its wretched female inhabitants propelled her onto the stage of world history.
An edition of this book was published by Kregel Publications.
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