Mother Teresa

By: Layla Stephens

Mother Teresa....

Mother Teresa was born August 26, 1910 and died September 5, 1997. She was born in Skopje, Macedonia. Mother Teresa was baptized at a young age then at age 12 she started to get interested in missionary work and at 18 joined the Sisters of Loreto. May 24, 1931 she took her first vows as a nun. In 1952, she founded the first Home for dying in India. In 1971, she received the Pope John XXIII Peace Prize from Pope Paul VI. Even after all of her accomplishments she still had barriers. Some people did not like the works of Mother Teresa. They didn't believe in her religion. Although she lived to be 87, she never saw her mother or sister again after the day she left for Ireland.

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"20 Facts about Mother Teresa." Legacy.com 2015. 12-8-15 http://www.legacy.com/news/explore-history/article/20-facts-about-mother-teresa