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Mother Teresa
Born Agnes Bojaxhiu in 1910, Mother Teresa was cal

 
Our Price: $20.00
By Demi (au) (il)
Year: 2005
Pages: 31
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 0-689-86407-8

Product Code: 1422356701

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Born Agnes Bojaxhiu in 1910, Mother Teresa was called to a religious life at a young age & began her novitiate in 1928. She took the name “Teresa” after St. Teresa of Lisieux, the patroness of missionaries, & dedicated her life to helping the poor in India &, later, throughout the world. Founder of the Missionaries of Charity in 1950, she became known as Mother Teresa & oversaw thousands of nuns as they ministered to the poor, the starving, & the dying. Mother Teresa received many humanitarian awards, including the U.S. Medal of Honor & the Nobel Peace Prize. She died in Calcutta, India, in 1997 & was beatified by Pope John Paul II on Oct. 19, 2003. This beautiful book is a glorious biography of one of the most beloved women of our time. Illus. Ages 7-10.

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