‘3 cups of tea….and a teaspoon of saccharine’

An imbroglio over fund raising and support for a service organization called 'Pennies for Peace' won't go away easily. This follows a recent news report on the CBS program “60 Minutes” that questioned the accuracy of a narrative that has inspired hundreds of thousands of people and helped to raise millions of dollars for the building of 54 schools in Afghanistan. The author of this non-fiction story is Greg Mortenson, a quiet and softly spoken IB alumni. He has addressed communities of ...