Elizabeth Gray Vining


Elizabeth Gray Vining born Germantown, Philadelphia, PA October 6, 1902 (d. 1999). Quaker; tutor to future emperor of Japan, 1946-50; committed civil disobedience against Vietnam War and Apartheid.


"There is a spark of the Divine in every human soul draws together people of all races, all creeds, all nations, all classes.  That is why war is evil, and social injustice unendurable, why religion is incomplete without service." (http://bit.ly/xwpbd4; photo Wikipedia)