Fan Yew Teng lived a life that empowered others through knowledge, inspired them through his action, and lead them with boldness and humility when asked. His story is packed with incidents of courage, risk and compassion that were never boasted about. Here are some of his heroic actions and decisions we do know.
Kathryn Bolkovac was formerly a police officer from Lincoln, Nebraska now with the U.N. International Police Task Force hoping to earn extra money college money for her children, travel the world, and learn more about […]
A symbol of heroic and peaceful resistance in the face of opposition and an example of the power of the powerless. Daw Aung san Suu Kyi has given hope to the Burmese people over the last two decades. Hope that one day there will be an end to the military oppression in their country.
One of the greatest Americans from the 20th century to remain unknown to most. Despite efforts by governments to hide his voice from history, he continued his efforts for justice and has earned a position . Like José Rizal, he is a multi-talented man who left a positive mark on countries around the world.
Oscar Romero was a man who lived out his theology and stuck to his principles even in the face of death. No one would have guessed he would transform from a shy, predictable and determined church leader into a bold advocate for the poor, a loud voice for justice and a moral leader for a nation.