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Two clasped hands

He died to save and to bear witness to a friend
ALBAN

 

Iona

Destruction and Redemption

COLUM CILLE AND IONA

 

ALFRED with scroll and axe

FINDING A DOOR INTO THE LIGHT
ALFRED THE GREAT

 

Major Alexis Roberts

GALLANT IN DEED

Gerald Durrell lovingly holds tiny monkeys

Gerald Durrell Wildlife Preservation Canada

HIS FAMILY OF ANIMALS

Gerald Durrell's hilarious adventures have a transcendent purpose. His mission is to save animals from extinction, a vocation that begins when he is a boy and that he describes in a series of unforgettable books and films.

Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell

NO WONDER THEY'RE GREAT IF THEIR WOMEN ARE LIKE THAT

Thousands of British women who brave battlefields to help injured and dying men. A few of their stories can be read here.

Close up of Baroness Cox, dark-haired and smiling slightly

Baroness Cox of Queensbury

Photo: SAT -7 Trust »

NEVER ALONE

In the most war-torn, desperate lands on earth, Baroness Cox risks her life to bring medical supplies, food, and hope. Along the way she makes implacable enemies and steadfast friends.

George Orwell, faintly smiling

Writer George Orwell takes the stand for us

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