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I've always loved this image. The power and compassion to help a child outweighed a soldier's duty. He probably risked his life for this.

42 emocionantes momentos en que la compasión humana venció a la violencia

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

Dr Kwame Nkrumah of newly independent Ghana Ghana mid to late 1950s The British crown colony of the Gold Coast became its own country of Ghana on...

Kwame Nkrumah of newly independent Ghana, Ghana, mid to late The British crown colony of the Gold Coast, became its own country of Ghana on March with Dr. Nkrumah as its first President.

Strange history facts // funny pictures - funny photos - funny images - funny pics - funny quotes - #lol #humor #funnypictures

I don't know if these are actually true, but they're fun to read nonetheless // Strange history facts // funny pictures - funny photos - funny images - funny pics - funny quotes

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) was an American clergyman, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.

Martin Luther King, Jr 15 January 1929 - 4 April 1968 American clergyman, activist and lead of the civil rights movement. King was a strong proponent of nonviolent resistance/protest. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.

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