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Humanitarian climber merited for New York Times Bestseller


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AAC David Brower Conservation Award winner Greg Mortenson, was presented with the esteemed The Kiriyama Prize in early April for his literary contribution to humanitarian causes in South Asia and the Pacific Rim.

Mortenson, founder of the nonprofit Central Asia Institute www.ikat.org aimed at promoting education in lesser developed areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan, received the award for his bestseller entitled Three Cups of Tea: One Manís Mission To Promote Peace, One School At A Time.

Source: www.rockandice.com

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