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Old 10-21-2004, 06:09 AM   #1
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BONO recieves TED prize!

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NEW YORK - U2 frontman and global activist Bono is one of three recipients of the inaugural TED Prize from the Technology, Entertainment, Design conference.


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The other recipients are Canadian photo-artist Edward Burtynsky and medical technologies pioneer Robert Fischell. Each will receive $100,000 and the chance to have three wishes fulfilled by a group of world-class companies and many members of the TED Community, it was announced Tuesday.


The three wishes of each honoree will be revealed at the next TED conference, to be held Feb. 23-26 in Monterey, Calif.


"We are exhilarated to have such extraordinary individuals as our inaugural winners of the TED Prize," said Chris Anderson, TED curator and founder of the Sapling Foundation, in a statement. "We believe they will inspire the TED Community — and perhaps many others — to play a role in nudging our world toward a better future."


Each year, TED brings together "leading opinion formers" to share ideas.


Earlier this week, Bono, a native of Ireland, was honored with the international Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn., for promoting greater Western involvement in improving medical care and reducing poverty in Africa.


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hmmm, something tells me this $100,000 is going to help some poor black guys in Africa!
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I sent this to Carrie earlier...I dont think she put it up.... Happy for Bono and all the people that will benefit from this windfall!
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