The day Mother Teresa died – level 3
Mother Teresa was called the Angel of Calcutta, as she dedicated her whole life to God and to the care of the poor in India.
A girl named Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu was born in 1910 in Skopje, today’s capital of North Macedonia. Since the age of 12, she had been dreaming about the life of a missionary, and at the age of 18, she finally made a decision to leave for Ireland and join the Sisters of Loreto. Later, she moved to India, where she lived for most of her life.
At first, she taught geography. She changed her name to Mother Teresa after Saint Therese. However, after some time, she began to take care of the poor. She became the last hope and consolation for people who had nothing left.
Mother Teresa received a number of honors, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She died on September 5, 1997. In 1999, Americans named her the most respected figure of the 20th century.
Difficult words: dedicate (to give all attention and effort to something), missionary (a person who is sent on a mission to teach other people about religion), consolation (something that makes people feel better when they are disappointed or sad).
What was Mother Teresa's occupation before she became a nurse and started caring for the poor?
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