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What Major Award Should You Get?

What Major Award Should You Get? You got: Nobel Peace Prize You are a peacekeeper and someone who genuinely wants to make the world a better place. Chances are, you’re the diplomat in your friend circle. Whatever humanitarian cause you believe in, give it your all!

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from Good Housekeeping

125 Most Influential Women

Toni Morrison ~ novelist - The first African American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her enthralling books illuminate the mysteries of the human heart and unflinchingly take on the toughest issues.

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from Global Voices

Kenya: Bloggers Pay Tribute to Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai - Nobel Peace prize winner and Kenyan environmental & political activist

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Tawakkol Karman, Winner of the Nobel Peace Price 2011 (together with two other women) "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work"

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from Oprah.com

Suspended Sentences

Suspended Sentences - Patrick Modiano's books are relatively unknown outside his native France, but his portrayals of wartime France and the 1960s read like black-and-white photographs—haunting, wistful, and unforgettable. Read more: http://www.oprah.com/book/Suspended-Sentences?editors_pick_id=54709#ixzz3JRwak8zR

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is Africa's first female President (Liberia) and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Her work has had a significant impact on women’s rights and the peace movement.

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Barbara McClintock (b.1902) was awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for her discovery of mobile genetic elements." McClintock is the only woman to win an unshared Nobel Prize in the field of Physiology or Medicine.

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