Elmo Jayawardena

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Captain Elmo Jayawardena is the Founder-President of AFLAC International, a humanitarian organization working to alleviate poverty in Sri Lanka, the country where he was born and raised. He lives in Singapore, and flies intercontinental jumbo-jets as an Airline Captain for Singapore Airlines. His free time is spent in Sri Lanka with AFLAC and its attempts to help the poor. Sam’s Story, his debut novel was awarded the Graatien Award in 2001 for best literary work in English, in Sri Lanka.