Aging philanthropist is Pakistan's Mother Teresa
Published 08/29/2010, Associated Press
The aging man in mud-splattered, frayed clothes has barely lowered his body onto the sidewalk when the money starts piling up. Heeding his call for donations for flood victims, Pakistanis of all classes rush to hand over cash to Abdul Sattar Edhi, whose years of dedication to the poor have made him a national icon.Word count: 1749
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