The Nobel Peace Prize selection process is, naturally, a secretive one. This year, the jury received 231 nominations and publicly disclosed only a few. There's no way of knowing who else is actually in contention — though Bill Clinton and Bill Gates are rumored inclusions — let alone who's favored to win. But that doesn't stop the public from guessing. Here a look at six possible top contenders and why one of their names should be announced on Oct. 12.
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