She cofounded OvidiuRo, a nonprofit group dedicated to helping severely impoverished children in Romania succeed in school.
Thousands of refugees and asylum seekers attempt the hazardous trip through Egypt's Sinai trying to reach Israel. About a third die in the attempt and many are held for ransom. Hamdy al-Azazy helps as many as he can.
Pastor Corey Brooks spent nearly three months on the roof of run-down Chicago motel that was a hub of drug dealing and prostitution to shut it down.