Cindy McCain and Mother Teresa - so what really happened?

Did Mother Teresa convince Cindy McCain to bring home two orphans from Bangladesh in 1991?

Not so much.

It seems that this well-known story, which was on the "About Cindy McCain" section of the John McCain's presidential website, wasn't entirely accurate.

Based on information from someone who was on the Bangladesh trip with Cindy McCain, Christian Science Monitor reporter Alexandra Marks questioned the campaign about the accuracy of the story and the campaign admitted the error.

A McCain source acknowledged that Cindy McCain did not meet Mother Teresa during the 1991 trip to Bangladesh but said McCain did meet her later on, although the source could not say when or where. The campaign has since reworded the reference to the adoption on its website.

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