Mother Teresa By Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

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Janvi Patel
Mrs. Frahme
English 10
22 January 2015

Mother Teresa
For generations, people around the world of all various social classes have lived very differently. People are wealthy and have things given to them, or poor and working hard for basic needs. Some were unlucky and born with defects that would affect them their whole lives. Others were blessed to live a healthy life. There are very few people around the around the world that would take time from their life to help people consistently. However, Mother Teresa was a hero because she was one extraordinary woman who devoted her life to help all kinds of people around the world.
Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, also known as Mother Teresa, was born in Skopje, the current capital of the Republic of Macedonia, on August 26th 1910. She came from a wealthy family and was the youngest of three. Her father passed away when she was eight years old and was raised by her widowed mother. “She practiced Roman Catholicism and was an illustrious member in her church’s youth group. Shortly after, Agnes was responsive in Missionaries work. In 1928, at eighteen years old, Agnes got her “first call” from God to aid the people of Ireland” (Balado 6). She didn’t have a mentor to look up to, and it is considered that God was the person she cherished and looked up to. In Dublin, she decided…

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