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In 1957, Alfred Nobel's Peace Prize was awarded to Canadian Lester Bowles Pearson.

Kirsty Duncan
Published: Wednesday, 08/17/2011 12:00 am EDT

In 1957, Alfred Nobel's Peace Prize was awarded to Canadian Lester Bowles Pearson. The award went not to the politician, but to the man, "because of his personal qualities—the powerful initiative, strength, and perseverance."

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