Woman Of The World

Nane Annan watched last Friday with mixed emotions as the United Nations General Assembly unanimously elected her husband, Kofi Annan, to a second five-year term as Secretary-General. The Swedish-born lawyer turned artist has made no secret of her concern that the U.N.'s demanding top job has taken a toll on her husband but, she says, "in spite of the heavy responsibilities, he seems to be thriving, and I did support him in making himself available for a second term." Annan is painfully aware of the steep price that a life devoted to public service can command. Her uncle, Raoul Wallenberg, the...

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