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					                Mother Teresa
          was born on August 26 (1910)in Skopje
 she was 10 when her father died, She was the youngest
of the children of a family from Shkodër.After her
father's death, her mother raised her as a Roman
Catholic. went to the Loreto Abbey in Rathfarnham,
Ireland, to learn English, the language the Sisters of
Loreto used to teach school children in India.[12] She
arrived in India in 1929, and began her novitiate in
Darjeeling, near the Himalayan mountains.[13] She took
her first religious vows as a nun on May 24, 1931. At
that time she chose the name Teresa
She died in September 5, 1997.
    How she affected people’s life:

   For over forty five years she ministered to
    the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while
    guiding the Missionaries of Charity's
    expansion, first throughout India and then
    in other countries.
   By the 1970s she had become
    internationally famed as a humanitarian
    and advocate for the poor and helpless.
    Her important achievements
   Initially she started a school in Motijhil; soon she
    started tending to the needs of the destitute and
    starving
    International charity: Mother Teresa rescued 37
    children trapped in a front line hospital
   She lived in (Spiritual life )
   She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 and
    India's highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna,
    in 1980 for her humanitarian work.

				
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