Embodying Mother Teresa in Malaysia

Lyan Shih, who founded the country's only in-patient hospice, discusses her life's work.

    " /> " allowfullscreen="true">

    Mother Teresa has touched the lives of millions around the world, caring for the poor and the sick.

    Thursday marks 100 years since the birth of the modern-day saint.

    Al Jazeera has been looking at her life and the people who continue to embody her spirit.

    In Malaysia, Lyan Shih founded the country's only in-patient hospice for those in their final stages of life.

    This is her story in her own words.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    The many ways in which the assassination of the North Korean leader could lead to a total disaster.

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The man we call 'Salman Rushdie' today is not the brilliant author of the Satanic Verses, but a Picassoesque imposter.

    Why does Israel keep attacking Syria?

    Why does Israel keep attacking Syria?

    Al Jazeera examines what is behind the cross-border violence and threats between Israel and Syria.