Who was Mother Teresa?

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Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor, Teresa shed her habit and walked the streets of Calcutta tending to the needs of the destitute. Her charity work soon expanded internationally, and her name remains synonymous with compassion and devotion to the poor.
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subject_facet Missionaries -- India -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Missionaries of Charity -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Nuns -- India -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Teresa, -- Mother, -- 1910-1997 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Who was Mother Teresa?
title_full Who Was Mother Teresa?, Who was Mother Teresa? / by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by David Groff
title_short Who was Mother Teresa?
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Juvenile Nonfiction, Missionaries, Nuns, Religion & Spirituality, Teresa