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Angel Heroes

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.

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.

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.



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.

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
tenacity.

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.

Zack's Place
provides enrichment programs to special needs pre and post graduates.

 


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