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American biologist Norman Borlaug lived for 95 years.
And he made each one of them count.
Over a two-decade stretch that started in the 1940s, Borlaug worked to bring modern farming techniques and new varieties of disease-resistant, high-yielding wheat to Mexico, India and Pakistan. He had to battle bureaucracy, incompetence and even war to make it happen.
In spite of those obstacles, Borlaug succeeded - and succeeded big.
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