Mother’s many homes in Kolkata, her adopted city

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Missionaries of Charity celebrating the 105th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa at Mother house on 23 August 2015. (Ashok Nath Dey/HT)

Missionaries of Charity celebrating the 105th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa at Mother house on 23 August 2015. (Ashok Nath Dey/HT)

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Mother's room at Mother House in Kolkata, India. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Mother's room at Mother House in Kolkata, India. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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St. Teresa School where Mother Teresa was once a teacher. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

St. Teresa School where Mother Teresa was once a teacher. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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An inmate sits on his bed at Nirmal Hriday, Kalighat, Mother Teresa's home for the dying and destitute in Kolkata. (AP)

An inmate sits on his bed at Nirmal Hriday, Kalighat, Mother Teresa's home for the dying and destitute in Kolkata. (AP)

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Mother Teresa lived at Gomes' Retreat - 14, Creek Lane now under renovation in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Mother Teresa lived at Gomes' Retreat - 14, Creek Lane now under renovation in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Nuns discuss daily matters in the courtyard of the Mother House in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Nuns discuss daily matters in the courtyard of the Mother House in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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A nun passes through stairs in Nirmala Shishu Bhavan on AJC Bose road. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

A nun passes through stairs in Nirmala Shishu Bhavan on AJC Bose road. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Home for sick and dying destitute, at Prem Dan in Topsia area, Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Home for sick and dying destitute, at Prem Dan in Topsia area, Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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A nun with child at the Nirmala Shishu Bhavan on AJC Bose road in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

A nun with child at the Nirmala Shishu Bhavan on AJC Bose road in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Leprosy patients who have been cured weave blue-bordered saris, worn by nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, at Gandhiji Prem Nivas, or Gandhiji House of Love, in Titagarh, north of Kolkata. (AP)

Leprosy patients who have been cured weave blue-bordered saris, worn by nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, at Gandhiji Prem Nivas, or Gandhiji House of Love, in Titagarh, north of Kolkata. (AP)

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From 1944 to 1946, Mother Teresa was headmistress of Loreto St. Mary's School, located at Entally in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

From 1944 to 1946, Mother Teresa was headmistress of Loreto St. Mary's School, located at Entally in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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The Gandhiji Prem Nivas, or Gandhiji House of Love, in Titagarh, north of Kolkata, is a leprosy hospital, rehabilitation and vocational training center run by Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa. (AP)

The Gandhiji Prem Nivas, or Gandhiji House of Love, in Titagarh, north of Kolkata, is a leprosy hospital, rehabilitation and vocational training center run by Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa. (AP)

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Volunteers lend a helping hand to inmates at the home for sick, dying and destitute at Nirmal Hriday, Kalighat area, Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Volunteers lend a helping hand to inmates at the home for sick, dying and destitute at Nirmal Hriday, Kalighat area, Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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A patient pays respect to a nun at the Gandhiji Prem Nivas, a leprosy centre conducted by Missionaries of Charity in Titagarh, north of Kolkata. (AP)

A patient pays respect to a nun at the Gandhiji Prem Nivas, a leprosy centre conducted by Missionaries of Charity in Titagarh, north of Kolkata. (AP)

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