Viktor Yatsunyk

Viktor Yatsunyk

Viktor Yatsunyk left his home in the UK in March to defend his native country, Ukraine, against Putin’s invasion. When his children asked him “Daddy when are you coming back?” he had no reply. He told friends that leaving his family was the “hardest part”. Known...
“Rocky” Versace

“Rocky” Versace

What does it take to break a person? How much pain and humiliation can one endure before confessing to a false crime or giving up the names of their friends? No one can know for sure what their breaking point might be, but one man provided a perfect example of what it...
Pablo Ortiz

Pablo Ortiz

On the morning of Sept. 11 2001, office workers on the 89th floor of the North Tower were starting their day when an explosion shook the building. Not knowing that the blast was part of terror attack, everyone gathered as the smell of jet fuel and smoke filled the...
John Baca

John Baca

At 18, John Baca had better things to do than go to class. Spending his days body surfing at the beach and getting into various forms of mischief got him labeled “troubled youth” and a short stint in the California Youth Authority. His next stop would be...
The Fighting Field Music

The Fighting Field Music

In his youth, Darrell Cole was a Sunday school leader, choir boy, and vagabond. He burned down his father’s barn when he was 3, ran away from home at 10, was vice president of his high school Dramatics Club, and joined the CCC when he was 17. Looking for some...