THE WOMAN WHO STOPPED THE KILLING OF TWINS

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Scottish missionary Mary Slessor and her adopted Nigerian daughter Atim Eso, aka Janie Annan Slessor, visited Topsham, Devon, England in 1885 and 1891.

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Mary Slessor (December 2, 1848 – January 13, 1915) was a Scottish, United Presbyterian missionary who went to work in Calabar, in the 19th century, with the Calabar Mission and also stopped the killing of twins in the area. #HistoryVille

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Credits: Nigerian History Matters

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