Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Do you know about the man whose work has saved millions of lives? If not, you should!

Do you know this man? If you don't, then you join millions of other Americans who aren't aware of one of the greatest life-saver ever. He saved untold millions.

Yet, you've probably never heard of him. There have been no profiles about this amazing man -who is one of two living Nobel Laureates in America today - by any of the major networks. I ran across this great article by Gregg Easterbrook that was written in July of 2007.

Oh yeah. His name is Norman Borlaug. He was born in 1914 in Cresco, Iowa. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in 1970. He has been called the "Father of the Green Revolution" because of his ground-breaking work in developing high-yield wheat. Nations across the world owe this man who has helped feed the planet.

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