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.