Tag: HERO

The Unsung Hero of 9/11- Rick Rescorla

On September 11 2001, one man broke all rules while the world was paralyzed by fear. Rick Rescorla, director of security at Morgan Stanley saved almost 2700 lives, but lost his own.

Islam Teaching Is the Hero : “Imam Hailed as Hero for Protecting Suspect After Deadly Van Attack Near London Mosque”

The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his “bravery and courage” in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack. One person died and eight people were wounded, two seriously, after the vehicle rammed into people leaving Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, north London, in the early hours of Monday morning. Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, of the Muslim Welfare House, has been hailed a hero for stepping in to protect the suspected attacker, a 48-year-old man, telling the furious mob: “Do not touch him.”…more: http://ktla.com/

Hero Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea He’s Surrounded By Them

Hero Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea He’s Surrounded By Them On TV Show Every now and then, we all need a story of an incredible hero to help us through a difficult day. British man Sir Nicholas Winton is that hero. During WWII, Winton.more: viralthread.com–  Allah says:  “Whoever saves one life, saves all of humanity.”…more: Time Magazine

‘Hero’ Muslim cop, her son harassed by bigot in Brooklyn who shouted ‘I will cut your throat’

A Muslim off-duty NYPD officer, hailed by the mayor as a hero, and her 16-year-old son became the city’s latest hate crime victims Saturday when a bigot in Brooklyn yelled at them to “go back to your country,” police sources said.

Officer Aml Elsokary, who was off duty and wearing her hijab, dropped off her 16-year-old on Ridge Blvd. and 67th St. in Bay Ridge just before 6 p.m., the sources said.

Barakat and Abu-Salha Posthumously Given Unsung Hero Award

On Monday, January 18, the late Deah Barakat and Yusor Abu-Salha were posthumously honored with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Unsung Hero Award (MLK Unsung Hero Award). The award was presented to the Barakat and Abu-Salha families at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Keynote Lecture and Awards Ceremony, hosted by the UNC Office of Diversity and …more: dentistry.unc.edu/