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Mary Sawyer Actually Had A Little Lamb

Yes, she was a real person

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The famous nursery rhyme, “Mary Had A Little Lamb” is assumed to be fiction by most. However, I’m here to tell you that it was true. Mary Sawyer was an 11 year old girl who was followed to school one day in 1817 by her pet lamb in Boston. A little later on in time, in the 1860s, Mary helped to raise money for a church. She did this by selling wool from her lamb. The two…



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