Called "arguably the greatest American in the 20th century," during his 95 years Norman Borlaug probably saved more lives than any other person. He is one of just six people to win the Nobel Peace Prize, the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. And yet Dr. Borlaug, who died this past September, is scarcely known in his own country.

That's the intro to a Current Comment written by Jarrett Skorup, research associate for online engagement at the Center, in mid-December. As Skorup points out, very few people know the story of Norman Borlaug, but thanks to Skorup's commentary, many more people today know his story.

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The piece has appeared online in the River Cities' Reader, News Blaze and Men's News Daily.