Embodying Mother Teresa in Malaysia

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

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    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


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