Saving One Life At a Time

Six million children--and even more adults--die unnecessarily every year. Good people all over the world are doing their best to save them. You can too

We make a living by what we get, Churchill said, but we make a life by what we give. And to save a life? If you're Bill Gates, the richest man in the world, you give fantastic sums of money, more than $1 billion this year alone. But he also gives the brainpower that helped him make that money in the first place, hunting down the best ideas for where to fight, how to focus, what to fund. If you're a rock star like Bono, you give money. But you also give the hot white lights that follow you everywhere, so...

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