9News Leader of the Year Luncheon 2008

This was my sister’s wonderful speech when she received the 9news leader of the year honor. I meant to post it last year but forgot..so here it is..: ******************************************************************* Dr. Carrie Besnette’s remarks April 9, 2008 9News Leader of the Year Luncheon Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Nepal, a place of mind-blowing natural beauty and harsh human realities. A visit to any third world country provides a very real glimpse into both disparity and hope. So very poor, the average income for a Nepali is less than $200US/year. We regularly witnessed the back-breaking efforts of the Sherpa people…