Nobel Peace Prize

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg
Without Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement, "the climate issue would not have been on the agenda to such an extent as it is today."
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A file photo dated May 25, 2018 shows Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during his meeting with President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame (not seen) at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. (Photo by Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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Needing a break from the latest executive follies - nominating himself for the Nobel, grazing for omelettes, whining SNL is "the real collusion!" - we turn to the improbable, heartening, slice-of-Maine-life that is the Bangor Police Department's Facebook page. Herein, find wry tales of good deeds, small crimes, hope, grief, empathy, larceny, cereal, rules on snowstorms and flannel shirts, the painful universal "fight to find the light," the grace of small acts of kindness, and, yes, donuts.