Greg Mortenson is one of the best examples of peace and service in action.
His book "Three Cups of Tea, One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time" has now been a NY Times bestseller for 101 weeks and is published in 28 countries!
The Central Asia Institute which he directs has built and is helping to run 78 schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Greg recently won the 2009 Austin College Leadership Award. You can read more about this at:
The Young Adult version of "Three Cups of Tea" and a children's book "Listen to the Wind" will be released on January 22nd, 2009. (For more info see: http://www.threecupsoftea.com/)
Greg and Amira Mortenson (his daughter) will be on the NBC Today show on Thursday January 22nd to talk about the two new books that are being released that day. On 1/22/2009, you can watch it online at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032633