Tag Archives: France

Author Peter Sichel is Today’s Honoree for Wednesday April 6th, 2016

Some recognize him as the creator of Blue Nun, one of the first international wine brands. Others know him best for his influence and time in the CIA. To Peter Sichel, he’s just an ordinary American who wants to share … Continue reading

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Yahad in Unum Director Marco Gonzalez is Today’s Honoree for Thursday October 1st

Marco Gonzalez is the Director of Yahad in Unum, working closely with its well-recognized founder, Father Patrick Desbois.  Although Yahad in Unum is based in Paris, Marco himself is Guatemalan-born.  He was inspired to join the organization after a chance meeting with … Continue reading

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Skyscrapers Author Jill Wilson Brennan is Today’s Honoree

Jill Wilson Brennan received her BA in English at the University of Michigan before marrying and moving to New York City. Subsequently she lived in Paris, London, and Chicago. She speaks French and Spanish. Motivated by close encounters with terrorism … Continue reading

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Heart Surgeon Francois Lacour-Gayet, MD Is Today’s Honoree

Francois Lacour-Gayet, MD, Chief of Pediatric Heart Surgery at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, for his humanitarian work in performing heart surgery at no cost on children from developing countries.  A native of France and a graduate of the Sorbonne, … Continue reading

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