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Greatest Persons 2012: A Look Back

Posted 12.20.2012 | Impact

Every week, Huffington has profiled a person who has made a difference in his or her community, from the 10-year old Cub Scout who started a charity t...

Emma Diab

A Good Man In A Storm

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Diab | Posted 02.11.2013 | Impact

(Photo by Moya McAllister) From a house atop a hill in Middle Village, Queens, a little boy hoped for a hurricane--and he got one. It was 19...

Emma Diab

The Ideal Neighbor

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Diab | Posted 11.30.2012 | Impact

(Photo by Julie Bidwell) A couple of minutes into a conversation with Peter Brady, and it’s clear he’s a man of action. Ask him about his vol...

David Wood

No One Comes Back The Same

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- Ask Marsha Four about the Vietnam War and she turns her gaze toward the window and falls silent. She sighs. Presses her lips together....

Emma Diab

Giving Special Needs Kids A Day In The Sun

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Diab | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact

Eighth grader Tyler Sutherby does not talk much. He does not like to be touched, and he has only mastered reading at a first-grade level. But when...

AJ Barbosa

Cutting The Line To Employment

HuffingtonPost.com | AJ Barbosa | Posted 08.03.2012 | Impact

Elias Otero may be the only barber in town to cut hair for free, but his offer comes with a catch — he’s going to need to see your resume first. ...

AJ Barbosa

Bringing Sight To South America

HuffingtonPost.com | AJ Barbosa | Posted 07.31.2012 | Impact

Since 1985, thousands across South America have made the long trip to wait in the even longer lines snaking outside Vision Health International’s ma...

AJ Barbosa

'Colorblind' Teens On A Civil Rights Journey

HuffingtonPost.com | AJ Barbosa | Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact

Two years ago when she was a sophomore, Katie Ribant decided to take a new summer class at Webster Groves High School in St. Louis. It was called 'Civ...