Embodying Mother Teresa in Malaysia

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

    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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