J-hizzle often posts about the deaths of celebrities, a habit I find somewhat unusual. But she seems to have missed the recent death of a great man:
Norman Ernest Borlaug (March 25, 1914 - September 12, 2009) was an American agronomist, humanitarian, and Nobel laureate, and has been called the father of the Green Revolution. Borlaug was one of only five people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. He was also a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian honor.
Borlaug's discoveries have been estimated to have saved over 245 million lives worldwide.
Rest in peace, Dr Borlaug. What a world it would be if there were more like you.
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