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Sign Nelson Mandela Memorial at Amnesty International
World  (tags: Memorial, Nelson Mandela, death, hero, apartheid segregation, age 95, South Africa, President )

- 1656 days ago -
After 27 years in prison for fighting against the apartheid segregation system in South Africa, he was elected president of the country in 1994 in the first all-race elections. Mandela devoted his life to his Nation but injustices everywhere.
Irena Sendler, Warsaw Ghetto Angel, Savior of 2,500 Children, Dies At Age 98
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', hero, heroine, Shoah, Holocaust, Irena Sendler, Warsaw Ghetto, saving Jewish children, the Zegota organization, Jewish star, Yad Vashem )

- 3690 days ago -
Using her position as social worker, Sendler regularly entered the ghetto, smuggling approx. 2,500 children out in boxes, suitcases or hidden in trolleys. So brutally tortured by Gestapo had to use wheelchair for rest of her life. Yad Vashem Righteous
Hero Dad's Tragic Sacrifice - Australia
World  (tags: australia, nsw, new south wales, swimming pool, drown, child, hero, quadraplgic )

- 3790 days ago -
JEB Berrigan smiled broadly as he sat in his wheelchair and hugged daughter Jasmine to him last week. It was the type of smile delivered by any loving dad, except Jeb has made one of the biggest sacrifices any parent could ever make - he broke his back

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