HEROES

“Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.” – George Orwell, 1984

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Jack Layton – Canadian social democratic politician and the Leader of the Official Opposition. He was the leader of the New Democratic Party from 2003 to 2011. His last massage to Canadians: “My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” For more information, CLICK HERE

Martin Luther King – He led a mass struggle for racial equality that doomed segregation and changed America forever. For more information, CLICK HERE

Mahatma Gandhi His death was regarded as an international catastrophe. His place in humanity was measured not in terms of the 20th century, but in terms of history…the teachings of Gandhi came to inspire nonviolent movements. For more information, CLICK HERE

Corazon “Cory” Aquino People Power’s Philippine Saint. For more information, CLICK HERE, Video: 2 3

Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Filipino martyr for Freedom and Democracy. For more information, CLICK HERE

Pierre Elliot Trudeau was a charismatic figure who, from the late 1960s until the mid-1980s, dominated the Canadian political scene and aroused passionate reactions. For more information, CLICK HERE

Harvey Milk The Forgotten Populist, Harvey Milk. For more information, CLICK HERE

Mother Teresa In fighting for the dignity of the destitute in a foreign land, she gave the world a moral example that bridged divides of culture, class and religion. For more information, CLICK HERE

Princess Diana used her international celebrity to help raise awareness about social issues like HIV/Aids, bulimia as well as the negative aspects of fame. For more information, CLICK HERE

John F Kennedy President John F. Kennedy was shot to death during a midday motorcade in Dallas, Texas. It was a tragedy that shook the nation and the world. For more information, CLICK HERE

Nelson Mandela As the world’s most famous prisoner and, now, his country’s leader, he exemplifies a moral integrity that shines far beyond South Africa. For more information, CLICK HERE

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