John Daido Loori was a deeply realized and compassionate teacher of Zen who dedicated his life to helping others to live in equanimity and compassion.
Michael A. Monsoor sacrificed his life by jumping on a grenade in order to save his team mates. He was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Emily Douglas is the founder (at age 11) of Gandma’s Gifts, an organization committed to assisting those in need in the Appalachia area.
Vicente Ferrer helped millions of poor people in India by providing health care and rural development.
Lt. C. Carwood Lipton is a fictional character in the HBO series Band Of Brothers (he was based on a true person however).
Wadongo’s vision is to transform rural communities by making light free and possible. He believes that solar powered light can lift them out of poverty.
Luis Soriano, a modest 38 year old teacher in La Gloria, Colombia, believes in the power of a book. He began his teaching career with a job reading to students, and soon realized that there was a critical education gap in the community.
By the time Schweitzer was 30, he decided to commit his life to mankind and became a missionary in medicine.
Brady Gustafson was awarded the Navy Cross, the 2nd highest award for valor, after his actions on July 21st, 2008 in Afghanistan.