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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations-- One School at a Time Themes

Greg Mortenson
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Themes

The Desire to Help

Greg Mortenson is traveling with a group of climbers when one of them becomes ill from the altitude and has to be rushed down for medical attention. Greg and another man volunteer to make the trek though it means that they give up their own shot at reaching the summit. Greg is disappointed at having not reached the summit though he seems unable to have turned his back on a person in need of his help. This same attitude is seen when Greg asks to see the school at Korphe. After spending a few days with the people of this village, Greg is genuinely interested in their lives. It is not merely curiosity, though this is certainly an important part of Greg's makeup. When Greg sees that the children desperately want to learn and are working in the outdoors, using a stick to write multiplication...

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