Ralph C. Lincoln, a distant cousin of the Great Emancipator: "Abe was like, 6-3 ... 6-4?. I don't meet his height but I meet his good looks." Read more: http://old.post-gazette.com/pg/06051/658231.stm##ixzz2AVqgAqVk
Bethany Hamilton. At the age of 13, she survived a shark attack in which she lost her left arm. She was able to overcome the serious and debilitating injury and made an amazing comeback to her dream of professional surfing.