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Throughout our volume 20 issues, we have been publishing special features with writing and art (such as our 20 Is A Charm Contest). In Volume 20, no. 5 (Nov. - Dec. 2008), we also published a special feature: Twenty Inspirational Women & Men to celebrate our 20th year!

Twenty Inspirational Women & Men

Who are your top twenty women and male role models of the 20th Century? With your help, we have created an Honor Roll of 20 Role Models-global leaders from various fields who have helped shape our future. Do any of these women and men rank high in your mind? The issue highlights the work of these inspirational human beings from many walks of life.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) b. in India

Paul Robeson (1898-1976) in New Jersey

Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981) b. New Jersey

Mother Theresa (1910-1997) b. Macedonia

Nelson Mandela b. 1918, Transkai, South Africa

Pete Seeger b. 1919 in New York

Thich Nhat Hanh b. 1926 in Central Vietnam

César Chávez (1927-1993) b.Yuma, Arizona

Maya Angelou b. 1928 in Missouri

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) b. Atlanta, GA

Rev. Desmond Tutu b. 1931 in South Africa

Toni Morrison b. 1931 in Ohio

Dr. Jane Goodall b. 1934 in London, England

Hon. Dalai Lama b. 1935 in Tibet; lives in India

David Suzuki b. 1936 in Vancouver, Canada

Wangari M. Maathai b. 1940 in Kenya

Aung San Suu Kyi b. 1945 in Rangoon, Mayanmar

Mata Amritanandamayi b. 1953 in Kerala, India

Oprah Winfrey b. 1954 in Mississippi

Winona LaDuke b. 1959 in Minnesota

Visit your public or school library or the Internet to learn more about these inspirational Role Models of our times!



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