When a video clip of St. Paul couple Jill Peterson and Kevin Heinz's boogie-down-the-aisle moment struck YouTube gold over the summer, the pair turned their wedding dance
fame into an effort to help raise money for the Sheila Wellstone Institute
. Thousands of dollars poured in
The site's editors draw up a list of nominees every year and then asks readers to vote for a winner. Among those on the list this year
The list is pretty impressive, but of course we have a soft spot for the hometown couple. Check out the video one more time. We defy you not to break out in a smile.
- Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who safely crash-landed his passenger jet into New York's Hudson River after a bird strike knocked out its engines.
- Kaleb Eulls, a star high school football layer in Mississippi, who forcefully but safely disarmed an opistol-waving girl on a school bus.
- Actor Michael J. Fox, who has used his long battle with Parkinson's Disease to help raise more than $154 million to help researchers find a cure for the disease.