The Man Who Planted A Forest

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One tree doesn’t make a forest, but one man can. In 1979, Jadav Payeng started planting saplings in the middle of a barren wasteland in Assam. Every day, he planted one new sapling. 35 years later, that barren wasteland is a lush green forest, spread over 1360 acres, and still growing.

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