FC: Heroes By: Shawnell Rush
1: Everyday heroes, someone who does the little things such as having an awareness of themselves and those around them. We live in such a selfish world where people care more about things than each other. I know for myself there is nothing more valuable and rare to find someone to just listen to me when I need to talk. It's such a beautiful thing to have and know that person is not going to try to resolve your problems nor take them on board.
2: Steve Irwin | Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted with his wife Terri. Together, the couple also owned and operated Australia Zoo. Irwin died on September 4, 2006 after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming an underwater documentary film titled Ocean's Deadliest.
3: nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert | Agriculture
4: Laila Ali
5: Laila Ali, born December 30, 1977, in Miami Beach, Florida, is the daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. She defeated some of the most prominent names in women's boxing, retiring with a 24-0 record. Ali has appeared on television as a fitness correspondent on news programs, a contestant on Dancing with the Stars and a co-host of American Gladiators. She has given a name for herself and become a Strong Woman leader. | Sports
6: Jesse William Lazear
7: Dr. Lazear proved that mosquitoes did carry yellow fever. Jesse William Lazear recognized that the mosquitoes that bit the last two men had been older than the others. Dr. Lazear himself was also bitten. No one is sure how it happened. He said it happened accidentally as he treated others. But some people said he placed the mosquito on his arm as part of the experiment. | Medicine
8: Susan B. Anthony was born February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts. She was brought up in a Quaker family with long activist traditions. Early in her life she developed a sense of justice and moral zeal. Because she was a woman, she was not allowed to speak at temperance rallies. Soon after, she dedicated her life to women's suffrage. Ignoring opposition and abuse, Anthony traveled, lectured, and canvassed across the nation for the vote. She also campaigned for the abolition of slavery,
9: Susan B. Anthony | History
10: Douglas Engelbart | Technology
11: Engelbart is an early Internet pioneer. A philosopher, scientist and inventor, he'll always be known as the father of the mouse, which he patented in 1970. He never received any royalties, however. His patent expired in 1987, before the personal computer revolution.
12: William Shakespeare
13: His plays are highly popular and constantly studied and reinterpreted in performances with diverse cultural and political contexts. The genius of Shakespeare's characters and plots are that they present real human beings in a wide range of emotions and conflicts that transcend their origins in Elizabethan England. Dramatic artists wrote plays and acted in some in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. | Arts
14: Beowulf | He has a strength of 30 men, fights fire-breathing dragons and evil giant-born monsters! Yet he is loyal to his lord and a generous leader. Also willing to help anyone that comes along.
16: Suzann Raveling | My mom is the most important person in my life, she has tough me to how to act correctly. She has taught me how to treat people the correct way. She has been through so much in her life and taught me what I need to do to not go though what she went though. | My choice