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Marie d' Youville

-French Canadian

-provided housing for the poor
-mocked for being a widow
-granted a charter to operate the General Hospital of Montreal (heavily in debt)
-if she had not been so passionate about helping the poor, many would have starved and died.


-Born in Varennes, Quebec
-Lived in Montreal

- The people of Quebec remember her legacy with a college in her honour
- The people of today are granted chances for education
She increased chances of colonization, because she cured sick people, who would venture to colonize areas.
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