Contributor(s): David Beckmann (Author), Desmond Tutu (Foreword by)
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Contributor Bio: Beckmann, David
David Beckmann is president of Bread for the World and has served at the World Bank on projects to reduce poverty. He founded and serves as president of the Alliance to End Hunger, helped found the ONE campaign with Bono, and appears regularly in mainstream and religious media. The author of several books on issues of hunger and poverty, Beckmann is a Lutheran minister and has a degree from the London School of Economics.
Contributor Bio: Tutu, Desmond
Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his lifelong struggle to bring equality, justice, and peace to his native country of South Africa. In 1986, he was elected Archbishop of Cape Town, the highest position in the Anglican Church in Southern Africa. Today Archbishop Tutu chairs the Elders, an independent group of global leaders working to promote the shared interests of humanity. In 2009 Tutu received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor. He is known for his great love for children, as well as his powerful and profound understanding of the message of Jesus Christ. The Archbishop lives in South Africa with his wife, Leah. They have four children and seven grandchildren.
SPANISH BIO: El Arzobispo Desmond Tutu fue galardonado con el Premio Nobel de la Paz en 1984 por su prolongada lucha a favor de la igualdad, justicia, y paz en Sudafrica, su pais natal. En 1986, Tutu fue elegido Arzobispo de Ciudad del Cabo, el mas alto puesto en la Iglesia Anglicana de Sudafrica. En la actualidad, al Arzobispo Tutu preside los Ancianos, un grupo independiente de lideres globales dedicados a fomentar los intereses comunes de la humanidad. En el 2009 Tutu recibio la Medalla Presidencial a la Libertad, la mayor condecoracion civil otorgada por los Estados Unidos de America. el es conocido por su gran amor hacia los ninos, asi como por su poderoso y profundo discernimiento del mensaje de Jesucristo. El Arzobispo reside en Sudafrica con su esposa Leah, con la que comparte cuatro hijos y siete nietos