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Portrait of Teodoro of Urbino by Giovanni Bellini

The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.

pinner: NO ARMS and NO LEGS - BUT HE'S THE MOST AMAZING EVANGELIST FOR OUR LORD JESUS. CAN YOU NOW BELIEVE IN THIS VERSE? "in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus," 1 Thes. 5:18.

One hundred-year-old artist Grandma Moses (1860-1961) painting at her farm in 1960

Jackie Kennedy paints with watercolors at an easel while Caroline paints a picture at home in 1960.

Grandma Moses - sold her first painting at the age of 79- A perfect example of why should never give up on your dreams...

Ronald Reagan... (This picture was taken at the Reagan Library.)

"Richard Steiff, originator of the Teddy Bear, was a German immigrant who moved to Jackson in 1923. Some of his historic stuffed toys now sell for thousands of dollars." -- "Peek through Time: Richard Steiff" by J. Scott Park.

Abortion survivor Gianna Jessen gives one of the best pro-life speeches you'll ever hear.

Art Linkletter...abandoned at a few weeks old, raised by a pastor and his wife (the Linkletters), entertained millions on radio and TV interviewing kids (the Party House and Kids Say the Darndest Things), was married more than 74 years, lived to be almost 98 (his wife died the following year at 95), loved life and had a beautiful way with people! Man of joy! For living life as a laughing and joy-giving Child of God - Hero!

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Abraham Lincoln (Colorized): 1865

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.