The New York Times has this fantastic web project called One in 8 Million featuring some great characters from their great home city. No celebrities, just real people living quietly extraordinary lives. Basically it's beautiful pictures telling even more beautiful stories.
Their feature on Ms. May Wong Lee is a touching ode to adoptive mothers. She and her husband already had three biological sons when they decided to adopt a 3-year-old girl from Ethiopia. Turned out their adopted daughter Mebrat was already 6-years-old - just malnourished. Here's their story.