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To all, a good knight

Original post made on Apr 26, 2019

Brilliant scientist. Prolific inventor. Entrepreneur and philanthropist. Armand Neukermans of Portola Valley is all of these things plus, as of last year, a knight in his native Belgium.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM

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Posted by Beth
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 26, 2019 at 1:58 pm

This article was thoroughly enjoyable and informative to read and has motivated me to think similarly about how to invest in my grandchildren's futures. My income is limited and presently the satisfaction of this would be for my feel-good moment, while hoping this has a global snowball effect, resulting in beneficial climate change programs for future generations.

This man and woman have accomplished a great deal in their lifetimes, particularly in helping others and keeping their own perspectives focused on humanity's needs. His call to a "war" regarding fighting climate changes would be well served if heard around the world, and believed.

I hope the global housing also continues and provides a living atmosphere that encourages people like him.

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Posted by Margo
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Apr 26, 2019 at 5:05 pm

I know Armand and Eliane through my church, where they are active participants in the choir as well as other of our projects. I was so happy to see this article, which revealed even more about their many accomplishments and their deep caring for the future of the earth. If only others shared his wisdom and energy. Thanks to both of them and may this article stimulate many more to follow. It doesn't take a lot of money to become a steward of the earth. Just composting, buying organic food, plant ONLY organic plants, reusing bags, refusing plastic where possible---the list is endless---would have a huge impact if we all signed on to become earth lovers. Even when you request a container to take home what you couldn't eat from a restaurant, if you chide those establishments who still use plastic clam shells, they will change to compostable containers if enough people ask. There is much we can all do, no matter how humble our lives.

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Posted by Annie Nunan
a resident of Atherton: other
on Jun 10, 2019 at 10:31 pm

This uplifting article shines a light on an exceptional person who has done extraordinary things that are tangible
and life changing for hundreds of people. His work and his legacy have still unwritten pages to come!

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