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One Good Man—Birmingham, Alabama

James A. Bryan became minister of Third Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama on August 4, 1889. Although an ordained Protestant minister, he became known as Brother Bryan because he addressed everyone as brother or sister.

He is remembered for his untiring effort to help the poor and homeless. In addition to visiting the sick, airing six radio addresses each week, he operated two soup kitchens.

On Christmas mornings he delivered toys to children who might otherwise have had none. Sometimes he would come home without his overcoat because he had given it to someone in need.

Today, the Brother Bryan Mission continues to change lives.

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