Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Helping Kids for Peace (02/11/09)

Washington Post
Helping Kids for Peace
Kindness Saved Greg Mortenson's Life. Now He's Passing It On.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009
by Valerie Strauss

Imagine that you are climbing down the world's second-largest mountain, and suddenly you realize you are lost and alone. You have no water and only one protein bar. And you haven't taken a shower for three months!

That's what happened to Greg Mortenson.

At that moment, he began an adventure that changed his life -- and the lives of countless people in Pakistan and Afghanistan.