Today, the Korean conflict is considered the “forgotten war.” It began just five years after the end of World War II and has been overshadowed by the Vietnam War. One of many forgotten heroes was Phillip Kulbes, who received a Silver Star for his bravery.
In 1984, at the age of 56, fighter pilot, daredevil and American aviation hero Joe Kittinger completed the first solo trans-Atlantic balloon flight from Maine to Italy. 25 years later, he shares his story with Growing Bolder. Here’s a sneak peek.
We’re saddened to learn our friend Dr. Peter Prichard, one of the world’s top experts on turtles and tortoises, has passed away at the age of 76. We had the great honor of touring his world-acclaimed Chelonian Research Institute a few years back. Get to know the man Time magazine dubbed “A Hero of the Planet” and see how his childhood ambition to study, protect and celebrate turtles and tortoises led to a life he never could have imagined.