Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman - Study Guide Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

Gladys Aylward
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Chapter 7: Gladys arrives in a town with a bad reputation, and goes door to door to inspect daughters for foot-binding. At one home, she is met with resistance, and lied to by a woman named Mrs. Ching, who claims that no children live there. Finally, Mrs. Ching brings a 4-year-old girl to Gladys, who is in pain with bound feet. Gladys takes the bindings off and massages the girl's feet. Mrs. Ching is again pressed and reluctantly brings four other children forward, all foot-bound. Gladys eases these children's sufferings and names them. She learns that Mrs. Ching is a slave bought and paid for by her master, and the children are property also. Mrs. Ching fears the wrath of her master.

Gladys introduces Mrs. Ching to Jesus Christ, and tells her she no longer needs to live in fear. She takes the children...

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