, 32, doctor, Tulsa
: Joli Beasley, wife
"Todd and I fell in love at age 15. I was born without an arm, but he says he never noticed. He is handsome, but most importantly, a fabulous father and man of integrity."
, 20, opera student, Wellington, Fla.
: Kellie Jelencovich, sister
"She uses her voice to inspire children at the Children's Storefront School in N.Y.C., where she studies at the Manhattan School of Music."
, 21, student, Toronto "I am nominating myself because I was born with a rare heart defect. Being constantly ill makes life tougher, but I never miss its everyday beauty."
, 25, founder of a nonprofit, San Jose, Calif.
: Nupur Jetley, best friend
"He wants to leave a worthwhile impression on this world. While applying to medical school, he started a nonprofit focused on underprivileged education."
, 26, education graduate student. Atlanta
: Terri Cahow-McGowan, sister
"Her personality matches her outward beauty. She is studying to be a teacher for hearing-impaired children."
, 34 Data-entry clerk, Marshall, Texas
: Karissa Lang, sister
"She is a great mom, a great sister and a dedicated wife. She has always made our family very proud."
, 21, student, Pittsford, N.Y.
: Carrie Madalena, sister
"A deaf student at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, he's majoring in mechanical engineering. He has always been there for his friends and family."
, 22, student, Lancaster, Ky.
: Susan Black, mother
"Her ultimate goal is to help children through 'theater therapy.' "
, 26, accountant, Pembroke, Mass.
: Stephanie Carney, girlfriend
"His sexiest quality is his determination to succeed despite the odds. Sick as a child with Crohn's disease, he could never go to school. After surgery, he's earned two master's degrees."
, 21, Yale University sophomore, Singapore Nominated by
: U.S. Olympic figure skater Sarah Hughes, friend
"He has a magnetism that transcends gender."