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Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder CMG, OBE was a humanitarian dedicated to the relief of suffering. She worked to support people with complex needs and life-threatening conditions internationally, and led many charitable organisations including the one named in her honour. Ryder was born in 1924 in Leeds. As a child, she helped her mother provide help for people …

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was an actress, style icon and humanitarian. Hepburn was educated in England until, in September 1939 Britain declared war on Germany. Hepburn and her mother relocated to Arnheim in the Netherlands where she attended Arnhem Conservatory and studied ballet in addition to her academic studies. After the Germans invaded the Netherlands in 1940, …