- CNN correspondent Mallika Kapur grew up in Kolkata
- She often ran into Mother Teresa as her mother volunteered for her organization
- She's proud her hometown will be known for producing a saint
Mallika Kapur is a CNN International correspondent based in Hong Kong.
(CNN)I had a pretty ordinary childhood in the Indian city of Kolkata. I was part of a happy, healthy, close knit family. My sisters and I went to school, played some sport, hung out with our friends.