Our anniversary issue commemorated the extraordinary lives of fearless leaders, freethinkers, innovators and charismatic cultural icons of the past 60 years. Readers celebrated achievements by heroes who have had a lasting impact on the world and reminded us of those we had forgotten
With the exception of Mother Teresa, your list was an assortment of achievers, intellectuals, artists and celebrities, but not heroes [Nov. 13].
should also have noted the nameless, uncountable millions of sufferers this world has produced in the past 60 years. Those who endured the struggle just to survive from one day to...