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21 Photos Of People Being Wonderful Throughout History

Sometimes nothing helps us look forward than taking a look back at the things that make us great.

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1. An American G.I. tends to the wounds of a young German soldier while waiting for the arrival of a medic in 1944.

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5. In 1967, Boston marathon organizer Jock Semple chased after Kathrine Switzer after he realized a woman was running. Other runners stopped him and she finished the race.

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13. Seventeen-year-old Jackie Mitchell, one of the first female pitchers in professional baseball, poses after striking out both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in 1931.

19. A sign outside Ellenton, SC in 1950 after the residents were relocated due to the city limits becoming inhospitable after a facility for creating nuclear bombs was constructed.

Courtesy of SRS Heritage Foundation / Via srsheritage.org

The sign reads:

"It is hard to understand why our town must be destroyed to make a bomb that will destroy someone else's town that they love as much as we love ours. But we feel that they picked not just the best spot in the US, but in the world."

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