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Getting to know: Blessed Chiara Luce Badano

July 23, 2013
Blessed Chiara Luce Badano
Chiara Luce Badano was born in Sassello, Italy. When she was 10 years old, she had an encouter with God that changed her life. From that point forward, she decided to radically live the Gospel, seeking to love all those around her. When she was 18, she was diagnosed with a bone tumor, but she lived every stage of her painful illness with great courage.
Blessed Chiara Luce Badano, pray for us!
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