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  • Dr. Thomas Barnardo

    Avi OhryTel Aviv, Israel The title of a short 1904 note in the journal Hospital was “Dr. Barnardo’s Homes.”1,2 Thomas John Barnardo (1845–1905) was described as “evangelical, entrepreneurial and philanthropic.”3 He helped vast numbers of children living in homelessness and poverty. Barnardo was born in Dublin, Ireland. His father emigrated from Hamburg, Germany. His ancestors were…