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Mother Teresa

Age: 87

Roman Catholic nun who won 1979 Nobel Peace Prize for work among the poorest of the world's poor. Had lived in India for five decades. Founded Missionaries of Charity. Famed globally for compassionate, effective way of sponsoring projects to aid the indigent and ill, orphans, lepers, and the dying.

Died: Sept. 5, 1997.

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