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The Fall of Mortenson

And so it happens, “Another hero bites the dust”, says MTV founder Tom Freston. This remark is in light of the recent scandal involving Greg Mortenson. Greg Mortenson is mountain climber, best-selling author, and philanthropist. His tales of bravery, courage, … Continue reading

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Greg Mortenson: A Simple Mistake or a Real Deception?

This past week my class was informed that Greg Mortenson and his Central Asia Institute was being investigated by CBS News “60 Minutes”. It was horrifying to find out that the television news program had uncovered evidence that some of … Continue reading

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Not Giving Up Hope – Undertaking Mortenson’s Example

We are now five weeks into the semester, and it’s safe to say we’ve had our fair share of roadblocks. After all, it isn’t easy to promote a cause in a way that will influence people to take action. How … Continue reading

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