|Austin Gutwein founded Hoops of Hope.||Bono (Paul Hewson) is a musician, advocate for AIDS victims and a humanitarian.||Brryan Jackson inspires others with his courage, positive attitude and selflessness in his fight against HIV.||Clara Hale was foster mother and founder of the Hale House.||Daphna Ziman founded Children Uniting Nations.||David D. Ho has worked to find a cure for AIDS.|
|Dr. Mark Jacobson works with AIDS patients in Tanzania.||Dr. Zeda Rosenberg is working to protect women from HIV/AIDS.||Elizabeth Glaser created the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.||Fati Kirakoya is a researcher committed to finding solutions to end HIV/AIDS.||Florence Ngobeni urges African leaders to work for AIDS prevention.||Gertrude B. Elion developed |
the AIDS drug, AZT.
|Helene Gayle is one of the leading authorities on AIDS research.||Kofi Annan is an honored freedom and peacemaker hero.||Moses Zulu established Children's Town in Zambia to teach AIDS orphans life skills.||Mother Mary helps Senegalese children and mothers with HIV/AIDS.||Nathaniel Dunigan creates hope for Ugandan orphans with HIV/AIDS.||Nkosi Johnson was an orphan infected by HIV who spoke out on behalf of children with AIDS.|
|Obama on AIDS: |
"We Can Beat This Disease"
|Philly Bongole Lutaaya was the first Ugandan to put a human face on AIDS.||Princess Diana campaigned passionately for various causes.||Ryan Wayne White devoted his life to educating the public about AIDS.||Sinikethemba Choir uses music to break the silence about AIDS.||Sir Elton John is a successful musician who is also a champion of LGBT and AIDS issues.|
|Stephen Lewis is a former UN Special Envoy in Africa, established his own AIDS foundation.||Thatcher Bailey opened a housing and health facility for AIDS patients.||Thembi Ngubane offered hope to others living with HIV/AIDS.||World Aids Day was created to educate the world about AIDS.|
|Abdul Sattar Edhi founded Edhi International Foundation to help millions of Pakistanis.||Adi Roche founded an organization that helps orphans of nuclear disaster.||Alicia O'Brien was the inspiration for Cherie Bennett's novel, Zink.||Ann Armstrong-Dailey|
Children's Hospice International meet the special needs of children with life-threatening conditions.
|Audrey Hepburn was an actress, dancer and notable Ambassador for UNICEF||Austin Gutwein founded Hoops of Hope.|
|Clara Barton was known as the 'Angel of the Battlefield.'||Connie O'Connell was a hero and inspiration to her family.||Daphna Ziman founded Children Uniting Nations.||Dr. Andrew Wade saved a child's life and she thanks him here.||Elizabeth Glaser created the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.||Florence Kelley 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
|Jeni Stepanek is an ambassador for Muscular Dystrophy who continues to spread her son Mattie's message of peace.||Kelly Perkins 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.||Lisa Ford was a courageous cancer victim who inspired her friend, Claire.|
|Louis Zamperini is a WW2 prisoner of war survivor who forgave his tormentor and inspires others to forgive.||Maria del Carmen |
Rojas Sanchez is a beloved mother and teacher.
|Mary N. Sanchez is a nurse manager and renowned advocate for veterans care and service.||Mattie Stepanek is a hero to people of all ages around the world.||Mother Teresa gained international prominence as a modern-day saint.||Nkosi Johnson was an orphan infected by HIV who spoke out on behalf of children with AIDS.|
|Oseola McCarty donated her life savings so others could go to college.||Papa Lloyd did not let his blindness keep him from serving his community.||Princess Diana campaigned passionately for various causes.||Ryuichi Hirokawa photographer who illuminates the needs of children in crisis.||Sadako Sasaki inspired an international peace movement.||SAUR MARLINA MANURUNG provides educational opportunities in a remote Indonesian village.|
|Somaly Mam 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.||Terry Fox lifted |
a nation through
his courage and
|The Heroes Among Us were everywhere on September 11 and after.|