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St. George

April 23

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(d. 303)
St. George is an early Christian martyr who died for Christ; later, people imagined him as a knight who slayed dragons and rescued princesses.St. George was raised a Christian and always wanted to be a soldier. When he was old enough, he joined the army. Knowing that he would soon be arrested and executed, George gave all his money away to the poor and prepared himself for death. He was cruelly tortured and then beheaded on April 23, 303.

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