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* Arrite! This book is next on my list! Received it from Amazon yesterday.

 

* A lot of people have never heard of Dr. Norman Borlaug, but that's the guy who probably saved more lives than anyone else in history. It is estimated that his new seed varieties saved a billion people from starvation, mostly from India and Pakistan.

 

* Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal for his efforts — and is one of only seven people to do so.

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