It's been stated these days, "They just don't make missionaries like William Carey." Carey changed the history of missions and the face of India 200 years ago. Few know of Carey's sister, paralyzed and bedridden for 50 years. Although unable to speak for much of that period, with great effort she allowed herself to be propped up in bed. She wrote long encouraging letters to her brother. And she prayed for him several hours per day for 50 years!