As you well know, I simply love stories of people overcoming adversity, triumphing over injustice, rising above the seemingly insurmountable odds they were faced with and coming through in the end.
Well it has been announced today that a woman called Harriet Tubman, a former slave turned abolitionist, and a spy for the Union side during the Civil War in 19th Century America, has been chosen to be the new face of the $20 bill.
For a truly fascinating and inspirational account of her heroics, may I urge you to click on the link below and take a few minutes to read what she accomplished.
And for those of you who like me, also love a good dose of sporting overcomers, please indulge me in a brief but oh so brilliant summary of Liverpool’s European footballing determination as demonstrated last week. Something we haven’t seen since 2005, when they came back from being 3-0 down at half-time to AC Milan, to eventually win the Champions’ League Final in Istanbul. If you want to see how they overcame all the odds again Click Here.