Wangari Maathai: A New Branch of the Family
Congratulations to Nobel Laureate, environmentalist, and Lantern author Wangari Maathai
, sometimes known as Mama Miti or "Mother of the Trees," on becoming a grandmother for the first time. Wangari's daughter, Wanjira, and her husband Lars welcomed Ruth Wangari into the world on July 24th. Ruth weighed eight pounds, and mother and daughter are doing well.