By envisioning a world of peace, we will help create it
By Andrew S. Kanter
I, like many people, spent the early part of this morning in bed watching President Obama receive the Nobel Peace Prize. I was struck by the contrasts and conflicting aspects of his speech. I was only a medical student working for IPPNW when I attended the Nobel ceremonies in 1985. I had been a long time member of PSR since my undergraduate days at UCLA, but had only recently taken a year before entering medical school to become the IPPNW Medical Student Liaison. This was the first time that a medical student was working full-time with the organization, and I was honored to be included in the 1985 Peace Prize ceremonies in Oslo.
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