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“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” ~ Isaac Newton

The Greatest Man You’ve Never Heard of: Norman Borlaug, An American Hero

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Called “arguably the greatest American in the 20th century,” during his 95 years, Norman Borlaug probably saved more lives than any other person. He is one of just six people to win the Nobel Peace Prize, the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. And yet Borlaug, who died three years ago today, […]

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George Washington Carver; The Man of Many Firsts

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George Washington Carver was born into slavery in Diamond, Missouri, around 1864. The exact year and date of his birth are unknown. Carver went on to become one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of his time, as well as a teacher at the Tuskegee Institute. Carver devised over 100 products using the peanut, […]

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