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« on: October 08, 2011, 02:54:32 PM »

Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan and founder of the Green Belt movement, which planted tens of millions of trees in the country. She won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2004. Maathai passed away last month, following a struggle with cancer. 

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In 2008, Mrs Maathai was tear-gassed at a protest against President Kibaki's plan to increase the number of ministers in his cabinet.

"Wangari's legacy goes beyond Kenya - all over the world," said Prime Minister Raila Odinga. "We have lost a dedicated selfless Kenyan patriot.
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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2011, 11:58:36 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2011, 12:05:00 AM »

May the Lord have mercy on her soul,she was an incredible woman! Memory Eternal!
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