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Mother Teresa is declared a saint

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Today, Mother Teresa was officially declared a saint by the Catholic Church.

Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa, is known as the "Saint of the Gutters."

The Roman Catholic nun devoted her life to helping the marginalized, sick, and poor.

She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her work. 

She died at the age of 87 in 1997. 

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