The 8 Top Whistleblowers: Assange, Serpico, and Brockovich

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Now that the Twitterverse and Tumblr-sphere have exploded with adoration for 29 year-old Edward Snowden's devotion to transparency, civil liberties, and, er, his hotness , we decided to check in on a few of our favorite whistleblowers of years past. Some have sought seclusion as others – here's looking at you, Julian– just keep blowing. [Image: Getty Images]

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