From the Greek word for ‘image,’ the stories told by Iconic People represent ideals available to all of us: Courage and perseverance in the face of extraordinary adversity, a passion for excellence, humility in achievement, selflessness in dedication.
The stories are personal, the admiration deserved.
Ben Steele never thought himself a hero. When the Philippines fell during WWII, he was captured by the Japanese. Beaten and starved, he endured the horrific Bataan Death March and brutal years of forced labor as prisoner of war…