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This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.

 
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Peace Pilgrim
Peace Pilgrim
  • Born: July 18, 1908
  • Died: July 7, 1981
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Activist

Peace Pilgrim, born Mildred Lisette Norman, was an American non-denominational spiritual teacher, mystic, pacifist, vegetarian activist and peace activist. In 1952, she became the first woman to walk the entire length of the Appalachian Trail in one season. She also walked across the United States, speaking with others about peace. She was on her seventh cross-country journey when she died. Starting on January 1, 1953, in Pasadena, California, she adopted the name "Peace Pilgrim" and walked across the United States for 28 years.

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