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Julia Bolz: One of my . . . I think the person I’d like to interview unfortunately has passed away. It’s Mother Theresa. And I think that she had a tremendous influence, especially in the developing world. What she did was to take a group of people that most had ignored, had thrown to the side, and she showed what it’s like to make them equals . . . that they all had the same value. And actually one of the people who also did that – and we’re celebrating the 10th year of her death right now – is Princess Diana. And she had a real connection with the people as well in the developing world. And what she was able to do was to connect the two worlds; was to bring the people from the developed world into the developing world and to make that link. She was a bridge. So the both of them have been tremendous role models.
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