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  • September 15, 2009
    By Lisa Spinelli

     

    With all these recent celebrity deaths, it's pretty lame of us media types that we haven't given more press/public attention to a real hero that has passed away. While Patrick Swayze may have made a lot of great films and seemed like a nice guy, and Michael Jackson was the King of Pop and an amazing entertainer, Norman Borlaug was a true hero that saved hundreds of millions of people's lives. Borlaug, dubbed the Greatest Human Being That Ever Lived by Penn and Teller, died of lymphoma at the age of 95 in his Dallas home on Saturday, September 12.

     

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  With all these recent celebrity deaths, it's pretty lame of us media types that we haven't given more press/public attention to a real hero...

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