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The Amazing Irena Sendler -- she is perhaps a little known name, but she saved the lives of approx. 2500 Jewish children during the Nazi Holocaust. (Faith In Humanity Restored) Irena Sendler, I Look To You, Just Dream, Thats The Way, Way Of Life, Real Life, Things To Know, Good People, Amazing People

A true hero

59,054 points • 9 comments - A true hero - 9GAG has the best funny pics, gifs, videos, gaming, anime, manga, movie, tv, cosplay, sport, food, memes, cute, fail, wtf photos on the internet!

In 2001 a man wrestled a bull shark to retrieve the severed arm of his nephew. After saving the boy the man dived back in, seized the shark and wrestled it to share where a ranger shot it. The arm was pried from its gullet, put on ice. Ranger, Men's Wrestling, Dove Men, Wtf Fun Facts, Creepy Facts, Random Facts, Faith In Humanity Restored, Animal Facts, Animal Puns

Pcola Fl Vance Flosenzier was fishing and wrangling the shark for 2hrs in 2ft of water his 8yr old nephew Jesse Arbogast, and other kids rushed into the water to see the catch then he was hit and bit. The ranger states the hook to still have been in the shark, the guy was chuming the water where kids play for a money bag of a shark....he'd better have done something to right that wrong. (Snopes fact checks) Yes it's fact, with many gaps. :<

Betty Ann Ong was a flight attendant on American Airlines, Flight the first… Great Women, Amazing Women, Brave, Les Continents, 11. September, Women In History, Ancient History, We Will Never Forget, Sad Day

Betty Ann Ong Foundation

In memory of Betty Ong, a hero of 9/11, the Betty Ann Ong Foundation was established as a not for profit public charity to improve the quality of life for children

Jeremy Glick was one of the heroes of United Airlines Flight 93 who kept their plane from becoming another weapon of destruction on September We Will Never Forget, Lest We Forget, Real Hero, My Hero, Flight 93 Memorial, 11 September 2001, Sad Day, We Remember, Heroes

Passenger: Jeremy Glick

Jeremy Glick was one of the heroes of United Airlines Flight 93 who kept their plane from becoming another weapon of destruction on September 11, 2001.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Ruby Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines. After her capture, Bradley continued to work as a nurse in POW camps until She is the most-decorated woman in US military history. Pearl Harbor, Military Women, Military History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Famous Nurses, Famous Veterans, Gi Joe

25 Famous Nurses Past to Present World’s Popular Nurse Professionals | Coffee Time

1. Florence Nightingale Founder of Modern Nursing (1820 to 1920) The history of modern nursing started in 1849, when Florence Nightingale began her first formal nursing training at the Institute of St. Vincent de Paul, in Alexandria, Egypt.

Glamorous: Nancy Wake was the most famous member of the French Underground movement and delayed the SS Panzer Division heading towards Normandy by 16 days Let's all salute her - an amazing gutsy lady. Isabel Martinez, Nancy Wake, Brave Women, Historical Women, Badass Women, Women In History, Famous Women, World War Two, Amazing Women

Blisteringly sexy, she killed Nazis with her bare hands and had a 5 million-franc bounty on her head. As she dies at 98, the extraordinary story of the real Charlotte Gray

She stares into the camera with a coquettish half-smile and an unflinching come-hither look. The eyebrows are plucked, the lips full, the long auburn hair a classic 1940s style, falling onto the shoulders of her khaki uniform.

"Sully" Sullenberger, American Pilot (ATP), successfully ditched US Airways Flight which had been disabled by striking a flock of Canada geese during its climb out, in the Hudson River off NYC, January All 155 passengers & crew survived. Sully, Guinness, Us Airways, Star Wars, People Of Interest, Real Hero, Hudson River, Photo Essay, Planes

Anatomy of a miracle: How Captain Chesley Sullenberger's skill saved 155 lives

As Flight 1549 hit the Hudson River yesterday, Captain Sullenburger managed to hold the aircraft steady. In the ensuing panic, he was then last to get off the plane after searching it twice for any remaining passengers.

Undated file photo shows Swedish diplomat and World War Two hero Raoul Wallenberg who disappeared in 1945 Special People, Good People, Amazing People, World History, Jewish History, World War Two, Wwii, Sweden, The Past

10 People Who Saved Jews During World War Two - Listverse

During World War Two, many individuals from many countries risked their lives to save various minorities, especially Jews, from the horrors of the

jordan peterson 12 rules for life - Yahoo Image Search Results Me Quotes, Motivational Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Cool Words, Wise Words, Shining Tears, Jordan B, Jordan Peterson, Life Rules

"The central reason that society has to protect free discourse..." -Jordan Peterson [1000 x 880] [OC]

Words. Beautiful, beautiful words.

~ STEPHEN SILLER: ran through the Brooklyn Battery tunnel in full gear to get to the Twin Towers on He died when the buildings collapsed. Now there is an annual run through the tunnel in his honor. ~ Never Forget! We Will Never Forget, Lest We Forget, Always Remember, 911 Twin Towers, Nine Eleven, Remembering September 11th, 911 Memorial, Worst Day, New York

Stephen Siller ran through the Brooklyn Battery tunnel in full gear to get to the Twin Towers on 9/11. He died when the buildings collapsed. Now there is an annual run through the tunnel in his honor. 9/11 ~ Never Forget!!

After shepherding 156 of his AON employees to safety from the floor of the South Tower on September James P. Berger (C lost his own life on that tragic day. We Will Never Forget, Lest We Forget, Putting Others First, Sad Day, Real Hero, September 11, We Remember, World Trade Center, People Around The World

Ignite Change. Go Nova!

When describing Villanova, it's easy to talk about "community," "service," or the University's "Augustinian heritage." All of these elements are true and important, but what do the words really mean? Read stories and share your own about what calls you to ignite change.

~ HERO THOMAS J. FOLEY ~ died on saving peoples lives.He was a Firefighter, model, actor,and bull rider. We Will Never Forget, Lest We Forget, 911 Twin Towers, Remembering September 11th, Courageous People, 911 Memorial, Unsung Hero, Bull Riders, Sea To Shining Sea

9/11 hero Thomas J. Foley.He died on 9/11 saving peoples lives.He was a Firefighter,model,actor,and bull rider.

Expedition photographer Frank Hurley, left, and Sir Ernest Shackleton, right, in front of their small tent at camp on the Weddell Sea Robert Falcon Scott, Arctic Explorers, Heroic Age, Exploration, Hurley, Dieselpunk, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Camping

Stark images of Shackleton's struggle

Newly digitised images tell the sharpest and clearest story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance Expedition.

Nazi officer Wilm Hosenfeld idolised 'true genius' Hitler, but became horrified by atrocities he witnessed in Warsaw and vowed to help who I can', including pianist Władysław Szpilman. Courageous People, Jewish History, Good People, Amazing People, People Of Interest, Reality Quotes, Persecution, People Quotes, World War Two

Courageous story of guilt-wracked Nazi officer who saved 'The Pianist'

Nazi officer Wilm Hosenfeld idolised 'true genius' Hitler, but became horrified by atrocities he witnessed in Warsaw and vowed to help who I can', including pianist Władysław Szpilman.

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