2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathaipassed away on Sunday. She was known for her efforts to combat poverty in Kenya by planting trees. Today, we listen back to a conversation that Dick had with her soon after she was awarded her Nobel.
In 2008, a tornado swept through Tom Cook’s home, killing his wife. Distraught, he moved with his daughter to Joplin, Mo., where he bought a new house – and a steel shelter. When a tornado came three years later, they were prepared.
Mawi Asgedom Mawi Asgedom immigrated to the United States from Sudan after living in a refugee camp for four years. Although those years in the camp were difficult, his father always found a way to make people laugh. As the family adjusted to life in the American suburb they moved to, however, Mawi says he eventually watched his father's resiliency fade into the background.