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McPherson, Aimee Semple

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMcPherson, Aimee SempleAimee Semple McPhersonMc‧Pher‧son, Ai‧mee Sem‧ple /məkˈfɜːsən $ -ɜːr- ˈeɪmi ˈsempəl/  (1890–1944) a US evangelist, who travelled all around the US in the 1920s teaching the Christian religion. She became extremely popular and had her own radio station and a very large church in Los Angeles. She was officially charged with tricking people into giving her money, but a court of law decided she was not guilty.
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