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St. Maria Goretti
This daughter of a poor farmer was one of seven. One day while staying at home to look after her youngest sibling, she had to fight off the assault of a 20-year-old neighbor, Alessandro. She knew his intention was a sin and fought him, begging him not to condemn himself to hell. He stabbed her several times and before she died in the hospital, she shared with her parents how she forgave Alessandro. She was only 11.

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