Some Past Cover Subjects Give Their Picks for This Year

To help us make the selection, TIME asked some prominent individuals, including a previous Person of the Year, whom they would choose

FRANKLIN GRAHAM 1996 President of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Son of Billy Graham 2005 is the year of the Volunteer. In all my years of relief work I've never seen such a spirit of community. The number of people volunteering, the extent people gave of themselves and sacrificed to serve those in need, has been inspiring.

ANTHONY ROMERO 2005 A.C.L.U. executive director and one of TIME's 25 Most Influential Hispanics I nominate "Ghost Detainee X," representing almost 30 prisoners held incommunicado, without legal rights or access to counsel, in a network of secret prisons in Europe and...

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