A warrior and conqueror in his own right, Christopher Paul Gardner or more famously known as “Chris Gardner” was there when life gave its worst and its best to a man. Chris Gardner is the founder and CEO of Gardner Rich & Co. We’ve watched his struggles and triumphs, together with his son, in the movie The Pursuit of Happyness, played by Will Smith and son Jaden Smith.
Prompted by the ideals derived from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a number of great people around the world have risked their lives to uphold the inherent dignity and inalienable rights of every human being. One of these extraordinary guys is Liu Xiaobo—the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Awardee.
Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu, or simply “Tutu,” is a renowned social rights activist and Nobel laureate who became famous for his crusade against the apartheid rule in South Africa. He was born on 7 October 1931 in South Africa, and became the first black Archbishop of Cape Town of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa. He has used his position and influence as an Archbishop to campaign against oppression and human rights abuses throughout the continent.
Amazingly, Nick Vujicic was born with no arms or legs; being an evangelist, philanthropist, motivational speaker and author of the bestsellers “Life Without Limits” and “Unstoppable” are just some of his accomplishments, aside from founding the organization “Life Without Limbs.” He has done all this without limbs – with only “his little chicken drumstick,” as he jokingly says.