JUDY WOODRUFF: Now the story of a good man on a quiet and heartbreaking mission, one many people would never consider undertaking.
He worked for years in obscurity, until recent notice brought this remarkable man and his story to light.
From Los Angeles, special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon brings us this profile.
MOHAMED BZEEK, Foster Parent: What are you doing?
GAYLE TZEMACH LEMMON: Mohamed Bzeek has become something of a local hero here in Los Angeles recently.
MOHAMED BZEEK: I am not an angel. I am not a hero. It’s just what we are supposed to do as a human being.
GAYLE TZEMACH LEMMON: In 1978, Bzeek, then a former marathon runner, came to the U.S. from Libya to study engineering. He met his wife here in the U.S., and became a citizen in 1997.
But, today, he is a different kind of champion. His distinction? He is the only foster parent in this city of four …
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