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Abdul Sattar Edhi
founded Edhi International Foundation to help millions of Pakistanis.
founded an organization that helps orphans of nuclear disaster.
was the inspiration for Cherie Bennett's novel,
Children's Hospice International
meet the special needs of children with life-threatening conditions.
was an actress, dancer and notable Ambassador for UNICEF
founded Hoops of Hope.
was known as the 'Angel of the Battlefield.'
was a hero and inspiration to her family.
founded Children Uniting Nations.
Dr. Andrew Wade
saved a child's life and she thanks him here.
created the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
was an outspoken leader against child labor.
Helping New Orleans make a comeback is her personal passion
Humanitarian Hero Abdul Sattar Edhi
is Pakistan's Mother Teresa
is an ambassador for Muscular Dystrophy who continues to spread her son Mattie's message of peace.
climbs mountains to raise support for organ donation.
Leo A Strutner
believed that if you love the people around you, the love will return to you as happiness.
was a courageous cancer victim who inspired her friend, Claire.
is a WW2 prisoner of war survivor who forgave his tormentor and inspires others to forgive.
Maria del Carmen
is a beloved mother and teacher.
Mary N. Sanchez
is a nurse manager and renowned advocate for veterans care and service.
is a hero to people of all ages around the world.
gained international prominence as a modern-day saint.
was an orphan infected by HIV who spoke out on behalf of children with AIDS.
donated her life savings so others could go to college.
did not let his blindness keep him from serving his community.
campaigned passionately for various causes.
photographer who illuminates the needs of children in crisis.
inspired an international peace movement.
SAUR MARLINA MANURUNG
provides educational opportunities in a remote Indonesian village.
has dedicated her life to finding and mentoring children who have suffered from human trafficking.
Susan G. Komen
was the inspiration for her sister to reach out to other women with cancer.
Suzan Mathebule and Joanna Jordan
- two mothers, two lives, two continents.
a nation through
his courage and
The Heroes Among Us
were everywhere on September 11 and after.
William J. Meyers
taught the importance of taking time to enjoy LIFE, with music, art, laughter and friends.
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