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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
American mountaineer fights Taliban with books, not bombs - CNN.com (03/03/08)
Follwowing is an excerpt from CNN.com coverage about Greg Mortenson:
March 3rd, 2008
American mountaineer fights Taliban with books, not bombs
Greg Mortenson brushed his tears away. His body sagged when he saw it happen. The prize he had sought for 78 agonizing days was slipping from his view.
He was clinging to an icy patch of K2, the second-highest mountain in the world. He had vowed to place an amber necklace on the top of the Pakistani mountain for his sister Christa. But clouds moved in when he was 600 meters from the top, blocking his path to the summit.
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Posted by Central Asia Institute at 9:56 AM