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Angel Heroes

Abdul Sattar Edhi
founded Edhi International Foundation, and has been called the greatest living humanitarian in the world.

Adi Roche
founded an organization that helps orphans of nuclear disaster.

Alicia Larde Nash
supported her mathemetician husband John Nash and was a mental health care advocate.

Alicia O'Brien
was the inspiration for Cherie Bennett's novel, Zink.

Andeisha Farid
is the founder of Afghan Child Education and Caring Organization (AFCECO)

Ann Armstrong-Dailey and
Children's Hospice International

meet the special needs of children with life-threatening conditions.

Anne Frank
Her story will live forever in hearts of people, reminding them that war is never good.

Audrey Hepburn
was an actress, dancer and notable Ambassador for UNICEF

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.

Florence Kelley
was an outspoken leader against child labor.

Ian Somerhalder
works for LGBT rights, animal rights and to improve the environment.

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
was a WW2 prisoner of war survivor who forgave his tormentor and inspires others to forgive.

Maggie Doyne
founded a children's home and school in Nepal at the age of nineteen.

Maria del Carmen
Rojas Sanchez

is a beloved mother and teacher.

Mattie Stepanek
is a hero to people of all ages around the world.

Mother Teresa
devoted her life to the homeless and dying in India.

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
passionately campaigned for victims of AIDS, leprosy, homelessness and against land mines.

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.

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
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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