Dr. Wangari Maathai passed away yesterday after a long battle with cancer. She was 71 years old. She passed away surrounded by family members. I wrote about Dr. Maathai on her birthday in my blog earlier this year. Here is what I wrote about her back in April:
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Dr. Wangari Maathai,
Rest In Peace