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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

Roman catholic saint

Mother Teresa was born in Albania in 1910, and died in 1997. Her real name is Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She became famous the world over for starting the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India. She began this work in 1950 and for over forty years, she looked after the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work.

Agnes developed an interest in helping the less fortunate at a very young age. She was fascinated by stories of people who dedicated their life to help others. She decided to become a nun when she was 12. She joined the Sisters of Loreto as a missionary when she was 18. She initially went to Ireland, to learn English.

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August 26, 1910
Mother Teresa was born in Skopje.

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ANI
May 6, 2021
news.google.com
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 6 (ANI): Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez, who recently set up a foundation to create and share stories of kindness, on ...
April 17, 2020
https://www.outlookindia.com/
A lockdown anywhere protects the rich and exposes the poor to human and economic challenges, writes virologist Shahid Jameel
April 17, 2020
https://www.outlookindia.com/
A scientist responds to the human tragedy that is COVID-19, and asks questions of science and society.
Telegraph Reporters
December 5, 2019
The Telegraph
A martial arts expert has been jailed for life with a minimum of 15 years for killing a former assistant to Mother Teresa following a pub row.
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