Nine stories that changed the world via @huffpost

Today I read an essay from one of the students in my writing class where she talked about having read her way through all the books about dogs and puppies in her elementary school library. She was frustrated and discouraged and not interested in anything but books about dogs and then her teacher suggested she read Sarah, Plain and Tall. It changed her world.

Huffington Post offers up a list of nine stories that have changed the world

What is the story you’d add to this list?