Maybe it is because he is from Canada, but I just recently heard of Rick Hansen who was listed as one of the 5 top recognized people with a disability by the Disability Society. The famous song St Elmo's Fire was written in honor of him.
A Country, from coast to coast, comes together to pay their respect for the three murdered RCMP officers .... Someone on twitter wrote "melancholic yet magnificient" ... Perfectly said....may they Rest in Peace and their families find strength to get through this