Inspiring People

Most Inspiring Person of the Year

Voting Has Ended

Thank you for helping us to select the three finalists. Come back on December 10, 2008, to see who is the Most Inspiring Person of 2008.

Our Three Finalists

Randy Pausch
This beloved professor's "last lecture" video circled the globe and inspired millions to live their dreams.
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Boy Scouts
These young American heroes saved lives and refused to panic when a killer tornado struck their camp.
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Steven Curtis Chapman
After a horrific tragedy, the singer and adoption advocate united his family through faith.
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Your top three picks are our most Inspiring finalists. As we do every year, the editors of Beliefnet will now make the final choice. Come back December 10 to see who won!

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