Because of Them . . . .the men illustrated in the pages that follow—we enjoy a world wherein ignorance, disease, intolerance, and poverty are swiftly becoming things of the past.
Heroic Pioneers—open minds . . . these illustrious individuals often sacrificed their very lives in the interest of their ideals and humanitarian aims.
It behooves us to cherish the heritage of enlightenment they bequeathed to humankind.