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Wangari Maathai, 1941-2011 September 26, 2011

The world has lost one of our greatest moral heroes. Wangari Maathai, April 1, 1941 – September 25, 2011.

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We may update this post when grief allows more personal words. For now, readers who do not know about this wonderful and truly extraordinary person can begin here:

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My favored links include these two:

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Can one woman save Africa?

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The Green Belt Movement

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For some recent reports of her passing, see here:

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Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dies at 71 (NY Times)

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Wangari Maathai: ‘My heart is in the land and women I came from’ (Guardian)

John Vidal, who met the Kenyan activist, recalls the person who turned planting trees into a worldwide symbol of hope

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Wangari Maathai: Death of a visionary (BBC)

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View and Share Condolences primarily here

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For a bit more, see here and here

 

6 Responses to “Wangari Maathai, 1941-2011”

  1. j Says:

    An inspiration to us all.

  2. Kenya mourns death of Nobel peace laureate Wangari Maathai at 71

    From a small village to global crusader for women, human rights and conservation: an extraordinary life story has ended

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/kenya-mourns-death-of-nobel-peace-laureate-wangari-maathai-at-71-2361442.html


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