Geertruida Wijsmuller-Meijer

Geertruida Wijsmuller-Meijer

Following the events of Kristallnacht on November 9, 1938, Britain eased immigration restrictions to allow Jewish children under the age of 17 to enter the country as refugees. thus began the Kindertransport (Children’s Transport) and the efforts of...
A Nine Year Old Hero

A Nine Year Old Hero

On a rainy morning ten years ago, nine year old Anaiah Rucker and her five year old sister dashed out the front door of their home in Madison, Georgia and hurried across the street in pouring rain to catch their school bus. They had their hoodies up so did not see an...
Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

1st Lt. Garlin Murl Conner spent all of his 2+ years of duty in combat, fighting in four amphibious assaults and eight campaigns, including Anzio. He was wounded three times, and saw many of his buddies die in battle. At the end of WWII he returned to his home in...
Praise of Risk

Praise of Risk

“When there really is a danger that must be faced in order to survive, as for example during the Blitz in London, there is a strong incentive for action, dedication, and surpassing oneself,” Anne Dufourmantelle told an interviewer in  2015.  Dr....
Eric Talley

Eric Talley

Eric Talley was respected by fellow officers and the community in Boulder, Colorado.  They knew him as a man who loved his job and his family, and would do whatever it took to protect the community he was sworn to serve.  He looked out for his little sister when they...