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Arthur Simon

Arthur Simon is the founder and president emeritus of Bread for the World, the nation's foremost citizens lobby on hunger. As a Lutheran pastor on New York's Lower East Side, he brought together Catholics and Protestants to organize a public outcry against hunger. His book, Bread for the World, won the national Religious Book Award in 1976 and was described by the late Nobel economist, Gunnar Myrdal, as "a clear and convincing" analysis of world hunger. In 1990 Simon received a presidential...See more