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Mother Teresa, CEO by Louis Faust III, Ruma Bose

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CHAPTER SIXCommunicate in a LanguagePeople Understand

Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.

MOTHER TERESA

THE FIRST PERSON to bring Mother Teresa and her work to the broader attention of the Western world was British journalist Malcolm Muggeridge. In 1970 he filmed an inspiring documentary for the BBC called Something Beautiful for God, which was aired by most European and American TV stations. He went on to write a book about Mother Teresa. The public’s response to Muggeridge’s documentary and book was immediate and widespread.

Many other people, then and since, have worked tirelessly to help the poor. What was so unusually compelling about Mother Teresa’s story? One thing was the way she herself told it. Mother Teresa was able to persuade ...

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