The Amazing Jim Thorpe. Notice the different socks? Somebody stole his shoes before his race. All he could find were two shoes of different sizes discarded in the trash can. One was too big so he wore extra socks. He ran his race like this, and got an Olympic gold medal, and set a world record.
Masterful Willa Brown (1906-1992), Giacinta Bradley Koontz (Aviation Historian) January 1, 2011 | "It seems Brown never did anything without becoming a “master,” and that included her quick and yet determined study of aircraft maintenance. She was one of very few women at CWAU, yet she excelled and earned her aircraft mechanic’s license in 1935..."
This Wisconsin War Hero served our country in WWII and was assigned to Battery B 391 AA Bn, US Army, campaigns in Normandy,France and the Rhineland. He was selected for guard duty at Nuremberg, and recounted incredible stories while guarding notorious Nazis at the Nuremberg Castle. He belonged to AL Post #337. Mr. Eugene Krysiak, 91, passed from this world to our Father's Eternal Paradise very peacefully in the comfort of his home.
IRENA SENDLER (1910-2008) - a true hero who saved 2,500 children. Irena was a nurse / social worker who served in the Polish Underground during World War II. She smuggled 2,500 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto. She said, “Every child saved with my help is the justification of my existence on this Earth, and not a title to glory.”
Margaret Bourke-White (/ˌbɜːrkˈhwaɪt/; June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first American female war photojournalist, and the first female photographer for Henry Luce's Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover