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Heroes you should know: Frances Perkins

 “Contentment tends to breed laxity, but a healthy discontent keeps us alert to the changing needs of our time."  –Frances Perkins Frances Perkins (April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was the first woman named to the United States Presidential Cabinet, and as Secretary of Labor for Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s entire term was arguably the conscience of the New Deal Era. 

Heroes you should know: Witold Pilecki

 “During the first 3 years at Auschwitz, 2 million people died; over the next 2 years - 3 million.”  -Witold Pilecki

Heroes you should know: Lou Xiaoying

 

Heroes you should know: Eric Liddell

 

Heroes you should know: Elizabeth Blackwell

Heroes you should know: Jane Addams

 

Heroes you should know: Gino Bartali

  

Heroes you should know: Dorothea Dix

 

Heroes you should know: Lucretia Mott

  

Heroes you should know: Jerome Lejeune

 

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