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Josephine Baker in her World War II Uniform, c. 1945. During World War II, she worked with the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover, Baker carried secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music.

Josephine Baker in her World War II Uniform, c. 1945

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During WWII Myrna Loy abandoned her acting career to focus on the war effort and worked closely with the Red Cross. She toured frequently to raise war fonds, and was so outspokenly against Adolf Hitler that her name appeared on his blacklist.

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Faith in humanity restored. - Imgur

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Sometimes the real love comes in being a servant not a benefactor

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This is amazing

Why you should never judge someone based on appearance…

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Katie Davis

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Vote.

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At the Special Olympics, I saw many brave people, but this man was incredible. Although all the others had reached the finish long time, he went on, alone on the track with an enormous courage and perseverance. Speed or being the first didn't matter, only finishing was important to him. For everyone witnessing his battle against his limitations, it was so exiting, when he finished, it was with such a relief that it brought tears to many eyes.

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Irish doctor, Robert Collis, carrying child Holocaust survivor Zoltan Zinn-Collis, Bergen-Belsen 1945. After the war, Dr. Collis adopted 5 orphans from Belsen, including Zoltan and his sister. A True Hero.

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Navajo Code Talkers - HEROS of WWII. Go see the monument to the Code Talkers in Window Rock...thank you

Navajo Code Talkers

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Oseola McCarty a cleaning lady who from working all her life accumulated great savings, donated to the University of Southern Mississippi $150,000 for a student scholarship program. “I want to help somebody’s child go to college,” “I’m giving it away so that the children won’t have to work so hard, like I did.” ~

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Mother Teresa 1920s

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Father Patrick Desbois is a Roman Catholic priest and head of the Commission for Relations with Judaism of the French Bishops' Conference. He has spent years searching for unmarked common graves in Ukraine, where over one million Jews were shot by the Nazis. His awards include the Medal of Valor by the Simon Wisenthal Center, the Humanitarian Award by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Jan Karski Award by the American Jewish Committee. He authored “Holocaust by Bullets” in 2008.

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An Interview with Dyan Reaveley | Ranger Ink and Innovative Craft Products

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Great information about the effects of family changes on charitable giving.

Chris Einolf - Kresge 2014

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▶"Get to the deeper business of being beautiful inside." Oscar Nominee Lupita Nyong'o Speech on Black Beauty Essence Magazine Black Women In Hollywood Award - YouTube

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“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-fascist hanged by the Nazis two weeks before his camp was liberated for his involvement in the Abwehr plot to kill Hitler. He refused the opportunity to escape in order to protect others from retaliation. (rw)

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Tatsuo Osako, a naval officer from Chiba, Japan has been named "The Japanese Schindler" by many historians. He, along with several colleagues, were responsible for transporting thousands of Jewish citizens from German-occupied territories to safety. Although Japan had an alliance with the Nazis during the war, their government did not adhere to the racial policies being advocated by Hitler and his officials, and men like Osako were credited with having saved hundreds of people.

Japanese Forces - The Japanese Schindler

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Open House, Matthew Mazzotta, Coleman Center for the Arts, Recycled House from private space to public

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OPEN HOUSE - Matthew Mazzotta 2013. OPEN HOUSE is a transforming theater in York, Alabama Artist Matthew Mazzotta, the Coleman Center for t...

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So worth the read

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now that's a man

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Inspiring! Mukhtar Mai is a Pakistani woman who, after being gang-raped, was expected to commit suicide. Instead, she prosecuted her attackers and used compensation money to start schools, a women's shelter and an organization to support women from around Pakistan.

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Malala Yousafzai Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless With Her Comment On Pacifism

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Alton Brown . . . the man's chef and food history professor. Good Eats is just that!

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