|Eunice Kennedy Shriver dedicated her life to raising awareness and creating opportunities for the intellectually disabled.||FilmAid International educates, informs and to brings hope and joy to thousands of refugees.||Frances Moore Lappe is a passionate and pioneering thinker, world changer, and activist in many movements.||Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The New Dealer guided the United States through the Great Depression and World War II.||Grace is a championship-winning Special Olympics athlete who teaches us to reach for our dreams, in spite of limitations.||Jack Reece helps a Noah's Ark of animals in India |
|Jim Coplin inspires his friend, Shauna, by the way he lives his life.||Liz Murray |
against all odds believed in herself and persevered in her studies to become a student at Harvard.
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Peaceful freedom fighter and civil rights activist||Mary Spaulding inspires her fellow college friend with her determination.||Michelle Obama is commited to the health of children and veterans.||Mohammed Bah Abba invented a refrigeration device that is not dependent on electricity.|
|Oprah Winfrey's Leadership Academy for Girls has opened up opportunities to South African girls.||Our Hero|
Barack Obama instills inner city youth with confidence to get involved and make a difference.
|Pat Tillman will be remembered for his bravery and love of country.||Ron Reagan Jr. has the courage to speak out for what he believes.||Rudy Giuliani gained international attention and honor for his heroism on September 11, 2001.||Sherry Lansing , one of Hollywood's top executives, resigned in order to do more humanitarian efforts.|
|Solar power: cheap electricity for world's poor ||Solar-powered phones recharge Kenya's conversations ||The Concept of Heroes is the topic of Elie Wiesel's essay, published in My Hero Extraordinary People on the Heroes Who Inspire Them||The Hero in Pop Culture|
~ Stories That Inspire explores what makes a classic story.
|Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Prize for Peace for brokering a treaty between Japan and Russia.||Young Heroes Children from all walks of life can be heroes|