NOBEL PEACE PRIZE ~ President Barack Obama donated the $ 1.4 million from his Nobel Peace Prize to helping students, veterans' families & survivors of Haiti's earthquake, among others, drawing attention to organizations he said that "do extraordinary work." Obama gave a total of $ 750,000 to 6 groups that help kids go to college, $ 250,000 to Fisher's House (which provides housing for families with loved ones @U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals), & $ 200,000 to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE ~ President Barack Obama donated the $ 1.4 million from his Nobel Peace Prize to helping students, veterans' families & survivors of Haiti's earthquake, among others, drawing attention to organizations he said that "do extraordinary work." Obama gave a total of $ 750,000 to 6 groups that help kids go to college, $ 250,000 to Fisher's House (which provides housing for families with loved ones @U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals), & $ 200,000 to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

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!

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!

Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

Dario Fo, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997: "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden", drama

Dario Fo, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997: "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden", drama

Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013)  (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013) (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

John M Coetzee---------The Nobel Prize in Literature 2003 was awarded to J. M. Coetzee "who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider".

John M Coetzee---------The Nobel Prize in Literature 2003 was awarded to J. M. Coetzee "who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider".

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