Time has selected its Person of the Year and it’s triplets: Bono, Melinda and Bill Gates.
The trio were chosen “for being shrewd about doing good, for rewiring politics and re-engineering justice, for making mercy smarter and hope strategic and then daring the rest of us to follow.”
Read more about the honor from the
Time magazine commercial Reuters news article.
Bono, Chris Martin and Nelson Mandela are joining forces on the first ONE.org podcast, which focuses on World AIDS Day, to try to raise awareness of extreme poverty and HIV/AIDS in the world’s poorest countries. Go check it out on One.org this Thursday. (Instructions.)
By the way, Bono’s trailing behind J.K. Rowling in Time’s ‘Person of the year’ poll. Can’t have that now, can we? Get cracking.