Marie Colvin, who wore a distinctive eye patch after being wounded by shrapnel in Sri Lanka, had covered numerous conflicts over the last 30 years. She was voted Foreign Correspondent of the Year in the 2010 British Press Awards. That year, she spoke publicly about the dangers of reporting from war zones at a ceremony on Fleet Street to honor fallen journalists. “Journalists covering combat shoulder great responsibilities & face difficult choices. Sometimes they pay the ultimate price.”
Happy were i'm at but these people are inspiring and make me want to run into danger....maybe someday
Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940), first female to win the Nobel prize "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings" and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils) and the Gösta Berling's Saga. Selma Lagerlöf was herself active as a speaker for the Woman's Suffrage.
Josephine Baker (6-3-06 to 4-12-75) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in 1937. Fluent in both English and French, Baker became an international musical and political icon. She is also noted for her contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, for assisting the French Resistance during World War II, and for receiving the French military honor, the Croix de guerre.