‘We’re gonna be in the Hudson’

Paul Salmon , Nicholas Stevens and Eryn Grant | 08 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Clint Eastwood, engineering ethics, heroes, Sully, Tom Hanks
Why the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ in Clint Eastwood's new movie 'Sully' was no crash landing

Forget the false martyrs of terror. Honour the true martyrs of courage

Monica Doumit | 26 Jul 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: heroes, martyrdom, martyrs, terrorism

Heroes and heroines of conscience: the list

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: book lists, conscience, heroes
Top ten readers picks of best books and characters.

“People should live peacefully together”

Michael Cook | 21 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, heroes, Islam, Kenya
How a Muslim teacher protected Christians from terrorists and paid the ultimate price.

Secrets from an everyday hero’s playbook

Rachel Ottenbreit | 14 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, heroes, shootings
Kevin Vickers is a man of peace, but he saved lives by shooting a gunman in Canada's Parliament.

The 2014 dignitarian awards

Michael Cook and Carolyn Moynihan | 12 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: heroes, human dignity
MercatorNet's five nominees for "Dignitarian of the Year".

Would you do it?

Michael Cook | 23 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Ebola, heroes, infectious diseases
Working with Ebola patients is appallingly difficult, but it reveals the greatness of the human spirit.

Meet my heroine

Eric Kathenya | 01 February 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: books, heroes, Kenya

The cycle of fallen heroes

Zac Alstin | 06 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: heroes, Lance Armstrong
Like Hercules, Lance Armstrong was a hero, and like the Greek demi-god, he lacked important virtues.

A portrait of the artist as a businessman

G. Tracy Mehan III | 06 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: biography, book reviews, heroes, Steve Jobs
Did shrewdness, artistry and obsession make Steve Jobs America's greatest businessman?

Lou Xiaoying - a Chinese heroine with a big heart

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child abandonment, China, heroes, one-child policy
A poor Chinese woman who saved dozens of abandoned children over four decades is being hailed a heroine on her deathbed.

Margaret Ogola: an African heroine

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, heroes
One of four distinguished Kenyan women who died recently was a doctor who spent herself on the welfare of AIDS victims and strengthening the African family.

Heroes and hackers

David Alton | 28 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: heroes, media, truth
The phone-hacking scandal obscures the heroism journalists can display in pursuit of the truth.

Don’t cry for me, Sudan

David Alton | 13 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: heroes, Korea, Sudan
The short life of a Korean priest and doctor who worked with lepers in the Sudan is a lesson in generosity.

Heroine of human dignity: Mildred Fay Jefferson

Rebekah Hebbert | 13 December 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, heroes, human dignity, medicine
The first black woman to graduate from Harvard medical school used her position to defend the humanity of the unborn.

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