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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa (1910-97) founded the Missionaries of Charity in 1950 in Kolkata, India, to help the “poorest of the poor” and continued to work for them until her last days. In her lifetime, she received numerous honors, including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. Her tireless compassion and devotion for the downtrodden led to her canonization in September 2016.

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