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Marilee Pierce Dunker


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Marilee Pierce Dunker, daughter of World Vision’s founder Bob Pierce, reflects on how staff members who were once sponsored children themselves find World Vision as their way of giving back and passing on the blessing they once received.


Women who inspired World Vision’s founding father

My father, Bob Pierce, first traveled to China in 1947 with Youth for Christ. World Vision wasn’t even a twinkle in his eye. But years later, he would write, “My own world vision from God was sparked on that first trip.” Among the people who ignited that spark were women who were determined to change the world in Jesus’ name.