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The person I admire most - Mother Teresa.

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´╗┐The person I admire. Ladies and gentlemen, one of the people I admire most is a woman who has sadly past away but her work and the organisations that she set up continue to this day. Her name was Mother Teresa of Calcutta. From learning about this remarkable woman I understand that she was born in the Republic of Macedonia in Yugoslavia in the year 1910. She lived with her mother, father and sister. When Teresa was in her mid-teens she travelled to Ireland to become a teacher of English, the nuns asked her if she would travel to India and teach there. ...read more.

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Teresa wasn?t long teaching in India when she realised that it was not the path for her. Every day she?d go out for a walk and see the people on the streets, who were begging and homeless. It played on her conscience. Once she was meant to have given the people food from the school as they were starving but she apparently got into some trouble. In all honestly, would you not do the same? After some time Teresa was contemplating whether or not she should leave teaching and help the people who were in need. ...read more.

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For most people this would have been too much; to give up everything familiar in your life and to truly live the meaning of a ?person with nine lives.? But for Mother Teresa it was more than giving up and suffering. She felt that it was her calling; a call within a call and if she sacrificed herself, others would benefit. My admiration for this woman is so high because no challenge was too tough for her. We know this because she was canonised, received the Nobel Peace prize 1979 and continued her work until her death in 1997. If I could live any part of my life like she lived her own, I would. ...read more.

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