Sunday, December 11, 2011

nobel peace prize

Admirable women, amazing change.  Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, activist Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and rights activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen received the Nobel Peace Prize today. I am most familiar with Gbowee who was the main focus of the documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell and her efforts to end a 14-year long civil war. All three women deserve this honor. For more, read here.

(photo via CNN)

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