George Carey

George Carey was born in 1935 in the East End of London, the son of a porter. After failing his 11-plus he left school at fifteen, began working at the London Electricity Board as an office boy and served with the British armed forces in Iraq in the 1950s. By the time he was twenty, he had decided he wanted to be ordained. After positions as parish priest and Bishop of Bath and Wells, he became the 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury and served seventy million Anglicans around the world from 1991 to 2003.

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