Cool Hero of the Day: Peace Pilgrim

For 28 years a silver haired woman calling herself only “Peace Pilgrim” walked more than 25,000 miles on a personal pilgrimage for peace. She vowed to “remain a wanderer until mankind has learned the way of peace, walking until given shelter and fasting until given food.” Born Mildred Lisette Norman, she walked from 1953 to 1981–spanning the Korean and Vietnam Wars–carrying only a message of peace.

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