What Major Award Should You Get? You got: Nobel Peace Prize You are a peacekeeper and someone who genuinely wants to make the world a better place. Chances are, you’re the diplomat in your friend circle. Whatever humanitarian cause you believe in, give it your all!
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE ~ President Barack Obama donated the $ 1.4 million from his Nobel Peace Prize to helping students, veterans' families & survivors of Haiti's earthquake, among others, drawing attention to organizations he said that "do extraordinary work." Obama gave a total of $ 750,000 to 6 groups that help kids go to college, $ 250,000 to Fisher's House (which provides housing for families with loved ones @U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals), & $ 200,000 to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel invented dynamite thinking it would end all wars. In 1888, when Alfred's brother Ludvig died, a French newspaper mistakenly ran an obituary for Alfred calling him the "merchant of death." Not wanting to go down in history with such a horrible epitaph, Nobel created a will that established the now famous Nobel Prizes. On the fifth anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death, December 10, 1901, the first set of Nobel Prizes were awarded.
Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013) (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.