Rearview Mirror: Vietnam baby lift tops list of 500 columns
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Operation Babylift rescued 3,000 mostly biracial children in Vietnam as Saigon fell in 1975.
Samuel C. Armstrong
Duke Kahanamoku’s rescue of fishermen in Corona del Mar, Calif., in 1925 inspired lifeguards to adopt surfboards.
Mother Mary Waldron
Queen Emma and Kamehameha IV founded The Queen’s Hospital, ‘Iolani School and St. Andrew’s Cathedral and Priory School in a 10-year period 150 years ago.
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