Tag: tribute

Nov 18, 2015

Bereaved Husband Reads English Version of His Defiant Letter to Paris Attackers

Bereaved Husband Reads English Version of His Defiant Letter to Paris Attackers

“I won’t give you the gift of hating you” – Antoine Leiris reads an English version of his powerful tribute to his wife, who died in the Bataclan during the Paris Attacks.

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Nov 14, 2015

Picture of the Day: With Paris

Picture of the Day: With Paris

Buildings around the world paid tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris, France, projecting the colors of the French flag onto their façades.

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Jul 2, 2015

Remembering Sir Nicholas Winton, the ‘British Schindler’ that Saved 669 Children

Remembering Sir Nicholas Winton, the ‘British Schindler’ that Saved 669 Children

On 1 July 2016, Sir Nicholas Winton passed away at the age of 106. He is credited with saving the lives of 669 children from Czechoslovakia on the eve of WWII.

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Jun 11, 2015

Dog Says Goodbye to His Best Friend

Dog Says Goodbye to His Best Friend

There’s no easy way to say goodbye to a friend, especially when they’ve supported you through your darkest times. This is the story of Ben Moon and Denali.

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Mar 5, 2015

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Even before his unfortunate passing last week, Leonard Nimoy has been receiving tributes by Canadian Trekkies in the form of currency doodles. Years ago someone noticed that with a few strokes of the pen, Sir Wilfrid Laurier—7th Prime Minister of Canada and face of the $5 bill—looked remarkably similar to Spock. Ever since, people…

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Feb 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Space

Picture of the Day: Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Space

Photograph by Terry Virts International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts (@AstroTerry) tweeted this image of a Vulcan hand salute from orbit as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Nimoy played science officer Mr. Spock in the Star Trek series that served as an inspiration to generations of…

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May 1, 2014

This Woman Used Her Grandmother’s Old Possessions and Made Something Beautiful

This Woman Used Her Grandmother’s Old Possessions and Made Something Beautiful

This is the most touching and heartfelt tribute you will see today. When filmmaker Gemma Green-Hope’s grandmother passed in 2010, the family had to sort through her possessions and belongings. As she explains on Vimeo: “I inherited some of her clothes to wear, books to read, a bicycle to ride. But how do you…

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