The Seeds We Sow

The Seeds We Sow: A Story of the Greatest Kindness

In his quest to help feed poor people In the wake of the Civil War and the failed “reconstruction” effort, George Washington Carver was probably most influential not because he was the “peanut man,” but rather because he was a “gentle man.” His protege Henry Agard Wallace continued Carver’s work as the New Deal Secretary of Agriculture and Vice President of the United States. He was likely one of the most under-appreciated and misunderstood leaders of the twentieth century. In turn, Wallace passed the baton to Norman Borlaug, who worked in quiet obscurity until he was the surprise recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. M.S. Swaminathan of India summed up his friend’s life, “Norman Borlaug is the living embodiment of the human quest for a hunger free world. His life is his message. $0.99 on Kindle.

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