“His name is not noted on the town’s welcome signs along the main drag, Route 59. There’s nothing in the local chamber’s brochures, and the local paper rarely has anything about him. His old high school keeps a glass case celebrating former NFL running back Joe Childress, Class of 1952, but not the leader of the world’s most valuable company, Class of 1978.” In order to understand Tim Cook’s activism (and his strong belief in privacy), you need to go back to its roots. In a very interesting article, WaPo’s Todd C. Frankel takes us to a rural Alabama town where it can feel as if Cook is a forgotten favorite son.