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October 8, 2009

"Green Revolution" loses its father

His high-yield crop innovations have been credited with saving nearly a billion lives around the world but a part of him just wanted to be a Midwestern wrestling coach. University of Minnesota alum and Nobel Prize-winning scientist Norman Borlaug passed away last month and a close friend of his, university wrestling coach J Robinson, says, in a way, his "friend Norm" was able to live out that dream.

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