Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.

The housekeeper of the Koskipää farmhouse making bread for Christmas in Iitti, Myllylä, Kymenlaakso, FInland. Photography Aino Oksanen, 1926.

Woman making rye bread for Christmas in the village of Koskipää, northeast of Tampere, Photography Aino Oksanen,

A family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar

A family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar Sirpa: This could have been my mother's or father's family. I have many stories of their departure during the winter war.

Perunankylvössä ennen koneita

Perunankylvössä ennen koneita

Old Helsinki

Spring in Vanha kirkkopuisto, Helsinki, Finland in photo credit: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo

Mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War. - Finland

Finnish mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War

Helsinki Finland Hakaniemi Market Square 1940s

Helsinki Finland Hakaniemi Market Square 1940s

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