Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and RC Deportivo La Coruna at Camp Nou stadium on October 15, 2016 in Barcelona, Catalonia.
US Army Captain Jennifer M Moreno, a Nurse, was killed in Afghanistan on October 6, 2013. In her last moments of life, Jennifer heard two orders. One was a call to help a wounded soldier. The other was a command to stay put. She chose to help the wounded soldier, and gave her life trying. In the words of her commander, Moreno ran "into hell" to rescue a comrade on the night she was killed.
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Doña Letizia vistió un vestido black and white de Felipe Varela, combinado con stilettos Magrit 'Mila' a tono y perlas de Tous. "Luis Carandell" Journalism Award at the Senado Palace on October 6, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Mrs. Mary Couchman, a 24-year-old warden of a small Kentish Village, shields three little children, among them her son, as bombs fall during an air attack on October 18, 1940. The three children were playing in the street when the siren suddenly sounded. Bombs began to fall as she ran to them and gathered the three in her arms, protecting them with her body. Complimented on her bravery, she said, "Oh, it was nothing. Someone had to look after the children."
In the summer of 1943, Myla Racine assumed command of an underground group affiliated with the Hanoar Hatzioni youth movement in St. Gervais, in the Italian occupation zone in France. She helped hundreds of families that had fled to the area, helping to smuggle children to Switzerland. She was caught on October 21, 1943 while smuggling children, imprisoned and tortured. She was later sent to Ravensbrück and then Mauthausen, where she was killed in an Allied air raid. #WomensDay #wmnhist