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Lee, Yong Do
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Yong Do Lee (1901–1933) was the third son born to a poor family in Hwanghae province in the south of North Korea. He was unhealthy from his childhood and suffered from various diseases. His parents did not expect him to live long. His father was an alcoholic and abused his mother badly. She desperately prayed day and night. Lee’s teachers favored him since he was dexterous and clever with great linguistic talent. The Declaration of Independence was announced on March 1, 1919. He was 19 years old…

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Lee, Sang Yun, “Lee, Yong Do”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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