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  1. Gerry Bertier

    Gerry Bertier was a prominent Virginia high school American football player, best known for his participation on the 1971 Virginia State Champion T.C. Williams High School team and their portrayal in the Disney film "Remember the Titans."

  2. Harriet Tubman

    Araminta Harriet Ross was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and became the most known “Conductor” of the Underground Railroad.

  3. Heather Mills

    Heather Anne Mills is an English charity campaigner and former model, who became famous after losing her leg in a freak traffic accident in the 90s.

  4. Heather Whitestone

    Heather Leigh Whitestone McCallum was the first deaf Miss America, having lost most of her hearing at the age of 18 months.

  5. Helen Keller

    Helen Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf/blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

  6. Henry Winkler

    Henry Franklin Winkler is most famously known as “The Fonz,” a character he played in the 1970s on Happy Days.

  7. Howie Mandel

    Howard Michael Mandel is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor. He is well known as host of the game show Deal or No Deal, as well as a judge on America’s Got Talent.

  8. James Durbin

    James William Durbin is an American singer and guitarist who finished fourth place on the tenth season of American Idol.

  9. James Thurber

    James Grover Thurber was an American author and cartoonist, known for his drawings in The New Yorker.

  10. Jay Leno

    James Douglas Muir Leno, is an American stand-up comedian television host.

  11. Jean-Dominque Bauby

    Jean-Dominque Bauby was a well-known French journalist, author and editor of the French fashion magazine ELLE.

  12. Jessica Cox

    Jessica Cox is the world’s first licensed armless pilot as well as the first armless black-belt in the American Taekwondo Association. Born without arms due to a rare birth defect, she uses her feet to drive a car, pump gas, type, play piano, and insert and remove her contact lenses.

  13. Jim Abbott

    James Anthony Abbott is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played despite having been born without a right hand.

  14. John Mellencamp

    John Cougar Mellencamp is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter, and occasional actor.

  15. John Milton

    John Milton was an English poet best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost that he wrote after going blind in his early thirties.

  16. Joseph Pulitzer

    Joseph Pulitzer was a Hungarian-American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World.

  17. Josh Blue

    Josh Blue is an American comedian who was voted the Last Comic Standing on NBC’s reality show during its fourth season in 2006.

  18. Kevin Michael Connolly

    Kevin Michael Connolly is an American photographer who was born without legs.