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The Man Who Saved The World September 23, 2007

Posted by Tim in Stories, World.

Just sharing a story that I’d read some time back but got Dugg today:
24 years on – The man who saved millions of lives (Another version here, or the wiki entry)

The uplifting part about the story is how a military officer refused to follow protocol, because it would have resulted in a war costing millions of lives. The sad part is how it was precisely this which caused him to be shunned and considered an unreliable military officer, eventually having a nervous breakdown and living the rest of his life in poverty.



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