Sally Olsen

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Sally Olsen (10 April 1912 – 12 April 2006) was a Norwegian-born American social worker and missionary. She was born in Bergen. Olsen was a pioneer in social work for criminals in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She founded the orphanage Sarons Rose, and served unofficially in the role of prison's minister, nicknamed Spanish: El Angel de los Presos. She was biographed by Max Manus in 1975, and by E. Mentzen in 1987.[1][2]


  1. ^ Engelsviken, Tormod. "Sally Olsen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Sally Olsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 6 February 2013.