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A little something about Mother Teresa

A little something about Mother Teresa

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  • Mother Teresa and the kind of life she lived 
  • Things about her
    • August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997
    • Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
    • Skopje, Macedonia
    • Nikollë and Drandafille Bojaxhiu.
    • Albanian descent
  • Pictures of her life
  • The awards she won for the things she did
    • 1962 - Wins first prize for work among the poor: Padma Shri award
    • 1962-Magsaysay Award
    • 1971 - Receives the Pope John XXIII Peace Prize
    • 1972-Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
    • 1979 - Awarded Nobel Peace Prize
    • 1980-Bharat Ratna
    • 1985 - Awarded Medal of Freedom.
    • Leo Tolstoy International Award
  • Sickness 
    • 1983 - Has heart attack
    • 1989 - second heart attack
    • 1992 - Enters hospital for treatment of pneumonia and congestive heart failure.
    • 1993 - breaks three ribs, hospitalized for malaria, undergoes surgery for blocked blood vessel
    • 1996 - breaks collarbone, suffers malarial fever and left ventricle failure, receives honorary citizenship on November sixteenth.
    • September 5, 1997 - Dies of a massive heart attack
  • What she did
    • 1950 - Founds the Missionaries of Charity.
    • 1952 - Opens Nirmal Hriday ("Pure Heart")
    • 1953 - Opens orphanage.
    • 1957 - Begins her work with lepers
    • 1958 - first facility opens in Drachi, India
    • 1971 -uses $25,000 to build a leper colony.
  • Why did she do what she did?
    • Love. Jesus said,
    • ” What you have done unto
    • others you have done
    • unto me.”
    • Being unwanted, unloved,
    • uncared for, forgotten by
    • everybody, I think that is
    • a much greater hunger,
    • a much greater poverty
    • than the person who
    • has nothing to eat.
    • “ Mother Teresa”