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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai

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This year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai of Kenya, is both the first environmentalist and the first African woman to win the prize, which she receives today in Oslo, Norway. NPR's Renee Montagne talks with Maathai.

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