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Portrait of Wangari Maathai

She was the first African woman to receive the Nobel prize. Here's the extraordinary story of Wangari Maathai, one of the world's most important ecologist.

05/19/2018 2:28 PM
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  • Fatima S.
    11/01/2019 10:15

    God be wlth you

  • Fatima S.
    11/01/2019 10:13

    Wonderful

  • James H.
    10/17/2019 01:44

    Spread the word of a life well lived!

  • Mack D.
    09/09/2019 02:07

    Absolute G

  • Carolyn A.
    09/06/2019 23:50

    Wake up America-this was ONE woman!

  • Lea M.
    08/07/2019 16:54

    I love this except they should have said that was invaded at the time tho...

  • Inês P.
    08/06/2019 04:55

    Mother Earth rising 🌍🌦️⛈️🌱🌻🌳

  • Dolores S.
    08/03/2019 17:45

    PHENOMENAL.

  • Mcben M.
    08/02/2019 20:25

    I was lucky enough to have met her in person ! She was phenomenal,....... It's the little things that we do !!!!!

  • Gregory H.
    07/22/2019 22:19

    Informative

  • Hilary M.
    07/19/2019 11:44

    A brave strong woman to be admired for her determination.

  • Larry F.
    07/17/2019 00:27

    Wonderful story

  • Pauline R.
    07/16/2019 12:17

    Inspirational:)

  • Mariahasnida A.
    07/15/2019 15:24

    And they are cutting trees like hell here daily, i just dont understand why cant we be like singapore, they let their grow n trim it nicely

  • Ian R.
    07/15/2019 06:49

    Inspiring.

  • Sandra J.
    07/15/2019 03:56

    What a talented and beautiful human being. I hope her work and efforts for the people confinues God bless

  • Robyn M.
    07/14/2019 23:05

    Respect and love to her.

  • Joan I.
    07/14/2019 15:25

    I am so grateful for her!

  • Dorine D.
    07/14/2019 05:23

    What an amazing woman !

  • Villagio S.
    07/12/2019 23:05

    One of my favorite heroines