To friends and neighbors, Hugh Thompson was just an ordinary guy with a quiet life.
But there was one man who wanted the world to know what the former soldier had done.
The goal was to try to assure that no American soldier would be convicted of a war crime.
Louisiana Gulf Coast slammed by two major hurricanes in less than a month.
Louisiana’s heroic response to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks included the gift of a bright red fire truck to the New York Fire Dept. Thousands of ordinary citizens, students and businesses gave from the heart to make it happen.
Pope John Paul II praises the new saint for her boundless compassion and generosity toward blacks and Native American Indians.