Mother Teresa: 'The saint who was my mother'
Updated 0804 GMT (1604 HKT) September 2, 2016
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- Gautam Lewis spent around six years in Mother Teresa's home for children in Kolkata
- Lewis: I never saw her shout but she was someone you knew you didn't want to mess with
- Lewis: Most likely I wouldn't be alive had my path not crossed hers.
Gautam Lewis is a pilot, photographer and polio survivor from Kolkata. He spent his early years at Shishu Bhavan, under Mother Teresa's care, before being adopted.
(CNN)It's impossible for me to forget Mother Teresa -- soon to be Saint Teresa of Kolkata. She gave me a chance to escape poverty and live a different destiny in England.