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Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
Lecture: Greg Mortenson: "One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time"
Greg Mortenson, author of the New York Times best-selling book ?Three Cups of Tea,? will discuss his experiences in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Since 1997, Mortenson's Central Asia Institute has raised funds to build 64 schools in remote tribal areas of the two countries. He has been featured in Newsweek and Parade, as well as on "The Today Show" and in interviews with the major networks. Mortenson puts a fresh ? and effective ? face on international security and the potential of one person as a force of positive influence. Image courtesy Greg Mortenson, Central Asia Institute. Sponsored by the UCCS Center for Homeland Security, with the support from Borders Books, Pikes Peak Community Foundation, the Colorado Springs Independent and Colorado College.
Location: Shove Memorial Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. (map)
This event is open to the general public.
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