“Mom” Chung

“Mom” Chung

The eldest of 11 children, Margaret Chung was forced to support the family by the age of 10 when her parents became invalids. She first drove a horse-drawn freight wagon in Los Angeles and then, as a seventh grader, worked 12-hour days in a Chinese restaurant. She put...
A Brave Girl

A Brave Girl

8-year-old Gurugu Himapriya was at home with her mother and two younger sisters when a terrorist broke into their house. Her brave actions would save her mother and sisters and lead to the terrorist’s capture. Early one morning in 2018 three Jihadist terrorists...
Cleto Rodríguez

Cleto Rodríguez

The Battle of Manila was one of the most brutal in the Pacific Theater in WWII.  American and Filipino forces faced a determined and entrenched enemy determined to fight to the last man. Army Rifleman Cleto Rodríguez’s unit was tasked with taking  the strongly...
Trucker Hero

Trucker Hero

Although we may not appreciate them when stuck behind a slow-moving truck on a two-lane highway, truckers are unsung heroes of our economy. They move nearly 3/4 of all goods, in all kinds of weather, day and night, in road conditions that most of us avoid. And they...
Iranian Women Heroes

Iranian Women Heroes

Say their names: Elnaz Rekabi, Mahsa Amini, Masih Alinejad, Romina Ashrafi, Ghazal and the women of Iran who have stood against brutal oppression by their government or have fallen victim to gender-based violence. 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested in Tehran and...