Like every youngster, John Durbin Husher had many heroes
growing up, and they continued to inspire him into adulthood.
If he saw Muhammad Ali knock out an opponent, he was thrilled.
When he learned about Winston Churchill and how he stood up
to the Nazis, he knew what it meant to be a leader.And of course,
when he heard John F. Kennedy speak, he felt proud to be an
Many of the dozens of heroes profiled in Heroes Afar come from
the sports world, but politicians, scientists, and actors also
encouraged Husher, and he artfully reveals why these great men
and women were such an inspiration to him and so many others.
Filled with lessons on leadership and each individual's effect on
history, this intriguing work is one man's tribute to some of the
world's greatest heroes.
For those seeking to learn more about the past and the people
who have influenced our lives, Heroes Afar is the perfect read.