One of the world's great adoptive moms was singer Josephine Baker. She adopted 12 children, which she called her Rainbow Tribe. She wanted to prove that "children of different ethnicities and religions could still be brothers.
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." Marie Skłodowska-Curie November 1867 – 4 July was a physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity.