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Mother Teresa: In My Own Words is a book comprised of quotes and sayings from Mother Teresa, not her own writing. She never wrote her own work; instead, the editor argues that Mother Teresa was focused on living Christ's word in her daily acts. She aimed to do all she could for the weakest and hungriest of people. She rarely spoke, talking only when necessary; that said, her few words were powerful. The anecdotes and sayings in the book come from various of her co-workers, sisters, and others she challenged.

Mother Teresa was born Agnes Bojakhiu in Skoplje, Albania. She experienced a call to religious life under the papacy of Pope Pius XI. In 1928 at the age of 18, she moved to Ireland to become a member of the Sisters of Our Lady of Loreto to enjoy membership in a congregation dedicated to the daughters of...

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