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By Anna Magnusson

In 1878, Glasgow shoemaker William Quarrier based a company that provided support to the hundreds of thousands of determined, poverty-stricken kids in Glasgow’s notorious slums. many years later Quarrier’s Village used to be opened, offering a shelter for the deserted and the orphaned within the rolling fields of Renfrewshire. for the reason that those beginnings, Quarriers has cared for greater than 40,000 youngsters in desire. It now runs a various diversity of aid and care courses for kids, adults, and households in eighty five tasks throughout Britain.

In this publication, Anna Magnusson explores the tales of the numerous humans, either prior and current, who've helped make Quarriers what it truly is at the present time and celebrates the achievements of the charity during the last century. the result's a close checklist of the organisations evolution and an inspiring tale of 1 mans legacy.

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