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George Lombardi

Mission to India

Added: May 12, 2015

Recorded: May 31, 2012

A young doctor is whisked halfway across the globe to care for an ailing international religious icon.


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Photo by Jason Falchook

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All photos and articles courtesy of Dr. George Lombardi.

Mother Teresa sent Dr. Lombardi a thank you note for his efforts, and remained in touch for years.

Dr. Lombardi among the sick in Calcutta.

The team of doctors that saved Mother Teresa’s life.

Dr. Lombardi and the Sisters of Charity in Calcutta.

A contemporary article on Dr. Lombardi’s experience. Click through to read.