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Mother Teresa

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A little something about Mother Teresa

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Mother Teresa

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

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