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mother teresa


Indian Personality- Reformer

Mother Teresa was born on 27th August 1910 in Albania. Her real
name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhin. After becoming a nun of the Roman Catholic church, her name was changed to Mother
Teresa. She came to India on January 6, 1929 and was moved at the sight of the crippled and helpless people on the
pavements. She became an Indian citizen in 1962.

She was the founder of 'Missionaries of Charity', devoted to the
working for the destitutes. Calcutta was the centre of her humanitarian activities. She also started 'Nirmal Hriday'
homes for the sick and the dying and 'Shishu Bhavan' for the disabled and mentally retarded children.

Mother Teresa received many national and international awards in recognition of her noble work for humanity. Some of
them are: Noble Peace Prize (1979), Bharat Ratna (1980), Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International peace (1972),
Magsaysay Award (1962), Pope John XXIII Peace Prize (1971), Good Samaritan Award (1971), John.F. Kennedy International
Award (1971), Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award (1993) etc.

She was a remarkable woman nd she will always stay in our hearts ..wish all ppl should follow het example for helping others..great entry bro..keep on sharing abt great ppl arpund the world....
30.01.2013 05:58 EST,

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