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Sue Ryder

Single-minded philanthropist

Tessa West

Discover the inspiring life and work of the founder behind the numerous Sue Ryder charity shops throughout the UK. Born into a privileged family, Sue Ryder left school at 16 to join the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry and went on to create homes for those damaged by trauma and injury in WWII. Her strong Catholic faith and admiration of Poles and Poland drove her to provide food, medicine, and clothing to those abandoned in the post-war chaos. Despite a difficult character, she made a huge and positive difference to thousands and was awarded a life peerage as Lady Ryder of Warsaw. Don't forget her name, work, and legacy with this powerful tribute.
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