John Unger cradling his dog Schoep, in Lake Superior. Schoep is 19 and has arthritis that prevents him from sleeping. John carries Schoep to Lake Superior and cradles him in his arms until Schoep falls asleep. John credits Schoep for saving his life and now John does all he can for Schoep. I could cry. this story was so touching.
“All quiet along the Potomac” Mathew Brady’s cameraman, Thomas Le Mere, thought that a standing pose of the president would be popular. Lincoln wondered if it could be accomplished in one shot, and this is the successful result. It was taken on April 17, 1863
During World War II, Irena Sendler worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing specialist. She spent most of her days there helping to smuggle Jewish children out before it was too late. Infants were often carried in the bottom of the toolbox she used and older children were often hidden in a burlap sack she kept in the back of her truck. It has been reported that Irena managed to smuggle and save about 2,500 children overall.
The Nurse Who Saved Children From Nazis By Hiding Them In Coffins, WWII
The famous photo of the Iwo Jima flag raising, 1945. At the time of this particular assembly the Marine on the far right was misidentified. He has since been correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen.
“Lost within that past life, I realized that by doing so I would not have done to get out of it. It was as if I were enchanted to observe a cut wire hanging in emptiness. “ Yoshimoto, The feather dress