AN OLD LADY AND A YOUNG LADY

The place seemed as unlikely as the coming together of the two principals. In June of this year, Princess Diana went to visit Mother Teresa in New York City's South Bronx, where the founder of the Missionaries of Charity was recuperating from an illness at one of her order's residences. Surrounding the world's two most recognizable women were the dusty tenements and gutted cars of the not yet revived area. The Saint of the Gutters was in her element, which more recently had become Diana's too. That is why the princess came to meet the nun, to pay her respects to...

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