100-Year-Old Park Ranger Shares Her WWII History
America’s oldest park ranger, Betty Reid Soskin, shares her experiences on the home front as an African American woman during World War II.
Meet the Scientist Behind a Game-Changing COVID-19 Vaccine
Microbiologist Maria Elena Bottazzi has been nominated for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize for cocreating a patent-free COVID-19 vaccine.
This 58-Year-Old Is On A Mission To Save Manatees
Marine Biologist Antonio Mignucci helps to save manatees from extinction by training the next generation of conservationists.
This Singer Is Inspiring a Wave of Female Mariachis
Veronica Robles began her mariachi career at 14. Eager to prove herself in a male-dominated genre, she set out to create an all-female mariachi band.
Couple Reunites 42 Years After Racism Broke Them Up
Jeanne Gustavson broke up with Steve Watts in the ‘70s, fearing her mom would disown her for dating a Black man. Decades later, they’re getting married.
95-Year-Old Turns Juneteenth Trauma Into U.S. Holiday
Opal Lee, the “grandmother of Juneteenth,” shares how her personal history led her to successfully advocate for the newest federal holiday.
Woman Quits Career to Care For Her Ride-Share Passenger
Banker and ride-share driver Jenney Teklestion bonded with passenger Paul Webb, 89. When his health declined, she shifted gears to care for him.
Father Opens a Theme Park for Daughter With Disabilities
Gordon Hartman, 58, saw a need for inclusivity in play spaces. He opened Morgan’s Wonderland, an accessible theme park for all ages and abilities.
Navy Sailor's Ballad for Wife Goes Viral Over 60 Years Later
Morton Block, now 83, wrote a song for his future wife while he was deployed at sea. Six decades later, his grandson made it a hit on TikTok.
Son Fights Anti-Asian Hate With Lessons From WWII
The son of Japanese Americans held in U.S. incarceration camps during World War II is using his parents’ experience to teach others.
Resident Keeps Historic New Orleans Ferry Going
Fay Faron led a successful effort to save one of the nation’s oldest ferries, the Algiers-Canal Street Ferry, in New Orleans.
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