Monday, January 14, 2008

Making friends, not enemies (01/14/08)

The following excerpt has been taken from Colorado Springs Independent Newspaper.

JANUARY 10, 2008
Making friends, not enemies
In Pakistan and Afghanistan, Greg Mortenson's building schools — and goodwill

Save the date: 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15. A phenomenon is coming to town.
Everywhere Greg Mortenson travels, people flock to hear his story and his simple message about how to change the world. He has spoken to 1,400 in Cambridge, Mass., 2,000 in San Francisco and 2,500 on Bainbridge Island in Washington state.
People also are buying Mortenson's book, which has spent 47 weeks on the New York Times best-sellers list. And the readers aren't just peaceniks — the Army is requiring 5,000 officers attending the U.S. War College to read Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations ... One School at a Time..................

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