Jody Williams, Political Activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for her work banning and removing anti-personnel land mines worldwide
"My older brother was born deaf. Growing up, I ended up defending him and I often think that is what started me on my path to whatever it is I am today. I certainly had more than a few ideas about how to begin a campaign, but what if nobody cared? What if nobody responded? But I knew the only way to answer those questions was to accept the challenge."
NPR, Photograph via University of Houston