oldest of the three girls and 1 brother and daughter of a mailman
Her childhood hobbies consist of service and acting like an actor
Worked as a parlor maid at the age of 14 until she was called into ministry
She felt that it was her call to ministry when she attended a revival which her father was teaching there and felt like it was her call.
She worked in china with her mentor and a christain cook who lived in china. To get there she went on a train form russia to china because she could not afford a plane ticket
had a school named after her in london and a book that into a movie
this was a verse to describe her
I wasn't God's first choice for what I've done in China...I don't know who it was...it must have been a man...a well-educated man. I don't know what happened. Perhaps he died. Perhaps he wasn't willing...and God looked down...and saw Gladys Aylward...and God said, 'Well, she's willing.'
survived a Japanese bombing and went back to teaching a little bit afterward and hated the fame the book and movie got her.
Gladys died on January 3 1970 somewhere in Taiwan
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