This celebrity goo was created by player Lori Lancaster.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, and category, wrote the clue, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Thursday, November 6, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)

category: Humanitarianism

clue: An American teacher became a Chinese deity by resisting Japanese invaders.

explanation: Vautrin, nicknamed the "American goddess," was an American missionary in China who defended her students from Japanese soldiers during the Nanjing Massacre. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, and Samuel Franklin


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