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Three cups of deceit: how Greg Mortenson, humanitarian hero, lost his way

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Greg Mortenson has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children's crusader, and he's been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is also not what he appears to be. As acclaimed author Jon Krakauer discovered, Mortenson has not only fabricated substantial parts of his bestselling books Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools , but has also misused millions of dollars donated by unsuspecting admirers like Krakauer himself. This is the tragic tale of good intentions gone very wrong. Photograph © Matthieu Paley/www.paleyphoto.com
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subject_facet Central Asia Institute, Girls' schools -- Afghanistan, Girls' schools -- Pakistan, Humanitarian assistance, American -- Afghanistan, Humanitarian assistance, American -- Pakistan, Humanitarian intervention -- Afghanistan, Humanitarian intervention -- Pakistan, Mortenson, Greg. -- Three cups of tea, Philanthropists
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