Unsung heroes of the year 2023

The Week salutes those whose remarkable achievements deserve greater recognition

Ava DuVernay, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Peter Davis, Britney Schmidt, Lindsey and Rob Burrow, and Kevin Sinfield
(L-R) Peter Davis, Britney Schmidt, Ava DuVernay, Lindsey Burrow, Rob Burrow, Kevin Sinfield and Elizabeth Maruma Mrema
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From Taylor Swift to Lionel Messi, some big names have attracted their fair share of headlines this year, but there have also been some remarkable achievements from people who are a little less well-known.

The Week takes a look at 2023's unsung heroes. 

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