An FBI initiative, Operation Cross Country, has rescued 168 American children from sex trafficking and arrested 281 suspected pimps. Many of the children were under the supervision of the US welfare system but were never reported missing . . .
Click here to read about the FBI’s rescue of 168 children from sex trafficking.
Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw is a humble hero. He also happens to be a neurosurgeon who walked 6 miles through an Alabama snowstorm to perform life-saving surgery . . .
Click here to read about a humble neurosurgeon who walked six miles through a snowstorm to perform life-saving emergency surgery.
Oprah Winfrey auctioned off many of her personal belongings Saturday at the Santa Barbara Polo & Raquet Club in Carpinteria, Calif. The final sales figures aren’t in yet but so far more than $600,000 has been raised with proceeds to benefit the Oprah Winfrey’s Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa . . .
Click here to read about Oprah’s epic yard sale to benefit charity.
On Friday, Malala Yousafzai, 16, a Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, was honored with the 2013 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at Harvard University.
Malala was shot in the head last year, and militants said it was because she was critical of the Taliban – not her views on education — although she was shot on a school bus and was known as an education activist . . .
Click here to read about Malala Yousafzai, Harvard University’s 2013 humanitarian of the year.
Her last mega feature was “The Tourist” in 2010, and it wasn’t one of her greatest hits, grossing $278 million with a $100 million budget . . .
Click here to read about Angelina Jolie, Hollywood’s highest-paid actress.
In the future everybody will be world famous for 15 minutes – Andy Warhol
Charles Ramsey, 43, the hero who rescued a Cleveland woman who had been kidnapped and imprisoned for 10 years has signed up with Bruce Merrin’s Celebrity Speakers & Entertainment. The talent agency announced it Thursday . . .
Read about Charles Ramsey’s good fortune here.
Rob Morris, the pastor of Christ the King Lutheran Church, in Newtown, Conn., asked Addison, Ill.-based Lutheran Church Charites to help by sending K-9 comfort dogs to comfort the grieving. The organization sent a team of golden retrievers to the town where 27 people, mostly children, were killed in the second worst school-shooting in US history . . .