Story of the ‘female Schindler’ who saved 2,500 children and wishing she’d rescued more


The Second World War is an inexhaustible source of heroic stories. Simple acts of kindness have reached great lengths. The deadliest war gave rise to Irena Sendler, a Polish nurse whose act of selfishness saved thousands of lives. Irena’s pursuit in medicine was inspired by her father’s work. Unfortunately, her father died when she was

Quick thinking HERO teacher refused to open door — not even for SWAT


Shanthi Viswanathan,  algebra II teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, FL That’s her! Yes, the hero-teacher who had the presence of mind to barricade her students inside a classroom and wouldn’t let anyone inside until she knows all of them are safe. When the gunman — who killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman High

Hero football coach sacrifices life to save students


A staff photograph of Aaron Feis from Aaron Feis, the assistant football coach of Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was among the heroes whose bravery are now being shared all over social media, according to an eyewitness account the coach used his body to shield three females students who were in the

Don’t Become A Victim


Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering. — Miguel Ruiz

You Have To Be Your Own Hero


Maybe sometimes you have to stop waiting for someone to come along and fix what’s wrong. Maybe you have to stop feeling sorry for yourself and realize that no one else has the right answer. Maybe sometimes you have to be your own HERO. — Unknown

A Hero : Quotes


“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.”  —  Maya Angelou We highly recommend Maya Angelou’s new book: The story of Maya Angelou’s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies. But now, at last, the legendary author shares the deepest personal story