Agronomist Norman Borlaug would have been 104 years old today. The Nobel Peace Prize winner saved over a billion people from starvation (mainly in India & Pakistan in the 1960s). Yes, that’s a “b” for “billion.”
In one of my favorite moments from the West Wing (see above), they took a moment to mention Mr. Borlaug.
You can read more about Mr. Borlaug here.