Worldwide media acknowledges that there’s nothing more inspiring than reading about people going the extra mile to help others. Publications like Reader’s Digest and Time Magazine annually release feature articles that commemorate a certain individual, groups or organizations who may have achieved something exemplary or have rendered remarkable service.
For 2014, TIME magazine’s Person of the Year is actually a group of them from different professions, nationalities and organizations banded together by one humanitarian goal. Collectively, TIME called them the Ebola Fighters, and among their ranks are dedicated nurses.
The rest of the world can sleep at night because a group of men and women are willing to stand and fight. For tireless acts of courage and mercy, for buying the world time to boost its defenses, for risking, for persisting, for sacrificing and saving, the Ebola fighters are TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year.