Oklahoma's "Most Inspiring Person" nominee
Gibson, now on fellowship in Washington, D.C. and, according to Beliefnet, the first full amputee to return as a soldier to a war zone, joins contemporary Christian recording artist Stephen Curtis Chapman, Olympic swimming medalist Dara Torres, actor Paul Newman and others who made the list of this year’s “Most Inspiring Person” nominees.
“Hope, selflessness and human kindness live within each and every one of us and this year’s nominees for Most Inspiring Person of the Year demonstrate the dramatic impact those qualities can have when called into action,” Beliefnet Managing Editor Michael Kress said in a news release.
“Individually, these10 whole-hearted spirits embody the greatest depths of human dignity and self-sacrifice. Shedding light on their stories reminds us that there are heroes everywhere we look, leaving legacies that will last for generations to come.”
The online community can vote for Gibson or any of the other nominees through Dec. 5 by going to www.Beliefnet.com. Visitors may vote once daily. The winner will be announced on Dec. 10.
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