Mother Teresa was a very famous person. She was born in Skopje, Macedonia on August 26, 1910. Her mother named her Agnes. Agnes loved to sing at church and to learn about missionaries. She was the third child of three children. Agnes’ dad died when she was eight years old.
When Agnes was 18 she became a nun. She went to India to become a missionary. After she left she never saw her mother or sister again. She helped the poor and sick people in India. She made a home for poor and sick people and children with no parents.
Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She gave the money from the prize to the poor people. Mother Teresa died in 1997.
~Written by Jose M.