First African Nobel Peace Prize winner honored today at UF

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai will be honored today with a 20-foot tall oak tree planted by the University Auditorium on the University of Florida campus.  WUFT-FM’s Leah Harding says it is an appropriate tribute to the memory of a noted environmentalist.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/LeahVO.mp3]

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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