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Beckett, Wendy (Sister Wendy)

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Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Nuns

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1930 - Born on the 25th of February in South Africa. British art expert and nun.

1945 - Joined Sisters of Notre Dame.

1946 - Became a nun in the order of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.

         - Sent to England to begin her novitiate and studied at St. Anne's College at Oxford.

1954 - Attended at a teacher's training college in Liverpool and earning a teaching diploma.

         - Returned to South Africa to teach at the University of the Witwatersrand.

1970 - Was forced to abandon teaching because of health problems and return to England.

1980 - She pursue her favorite subject of art.

1992-1997 - Host of 6-part documentary "Sister Wendy's Odyssey", 10-part documentary "Sister Wendy's Grand Tour" and 10-part documentary "Sister Wendy's Story of Painting".

2007 - Gave her blessing to Postcards From God, a new West End musical penned loosely around the events in her life.

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