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Mother Teresa at the airport, 1984

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 19, 2019

Stephanie James ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, West Germany, September, 1984: Visitors to the Frankfurt airport frequently encounter actors, musicians, politicians and other celebrities as they move to and from the gates, but the sight of Mother Teresa of Calcutta on the people mover still must have produced more than the usual share of double-takes. The 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner and future saint, noted for her work among the poor and sick, was on her way from Rome to Berlin.

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