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Agnes Bojaxhiu were born in Macedonia on August 27, 1910 when Agnes turned 18 years old, she joined a community of nuns and moved to Calcutta India. There she was nown as Mother Teresa. While teaching at St. Marys High School, Mother Teresa caught a glimps of how Calcutta's poorest people lived. Soon she devoded her life to working in the citys slums. That work earned her the Nobel Piece Prize in 1979.

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Agnes Bojaxhiu was born in Macedonia on August 27, 1910. When Agnes turned 18 years old, she joined a community of nuns and moved to Calcutta, India. There she was known as Mother Teresa. While teaching at St. Mary's High School, Mother Teresa caught a glimpse of how Calcutta's poorest people lived. Soon she devoted her life to working in the city's slums. That work earned her the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
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08/01/2004
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