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St. Damien of Molokai

May 10

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

(1840-1889)

Damien was a Belgium priest who went to Hawaii to minister to people who had been sent to the island of Molokai because they had leprosy. He lived with them for years, improving their living conditions and advocating for their rights. He eventually caught the disease and died.

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