Amelia Goudie Period 6. Greg Mortenson. born in Minnesota in 1957 served in the U.S. Army in Germany (1977-1979) climbed Pakistan’s K2, the world’s second highest mountain in the Karakoram range.
Co-author of Three Cups of Tea
Date of Birth: December 27, 1957
Has dedicated his life to build schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Teaches the thesis that education can solve crime and murder
Doesn’t let obstacles, such as life threats, get in the way of helping others
A good man
"The first cup of tea, you're a stranger; the second cup, a friend; and the third cup, you're family."
I would give this book a 9 because its story has a powerful and inspirational impact
The main social issue of this book is Education in Pakistan and Afghanistan
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Toosi, Nahal. "Private schools popping up in Pakistan could aid struggle against extremism." deseret news (2009): n. pag. Web. 15 Mar 2010. <http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342952/Private-schools-popping-up-in-Pakistan-could-aid-struggle-against-extremism.html>.