Category: inspiration

Doctor Amanda Hess was in the hospital preparing to give birth when she heard that a pregnant mother was in distress and her doctor had left the hospital for a break. Dr. Hess put her own delivery on hold to help the woman and after the on-call doctor came back, Hess went and had her own baby.

Keanu Reeves runs a private charitable foundation to fund cancer research and children’s hospitals. In 2009, he told Ladies Home Journal: “I don’t like to attach my name to it, I just let the foundation do what it does.”

Photo : Charlie Rocket / Flickr

After his wife was denied water by upper caste people, Indian laborer Bapuro Tajne managed to dig her a well in under 40 days and ended up discovering a water source capable of sustaining his entire village.

Man falsely imprisoned for 10 years, uses prison library to study law and have his conviction overturned. Becomes a lawyer and is now helping overturn other false convictions.

A man saved 669 kids during WWII and lived almost all his life without letting people know.
Photo via Hynek Moravec/wikipedia