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How to Make a Hero

I've been wondering lately, what sort of requirements does a hero have to fulfill? A hero is usually most simply defined as someone who saves other people's lives -- a fireman who pulls someone from a burning building, say. We also reserve this important title for people who die in the attempt. But the definition of "hero" has gotten pretty blurry lately. So what really makes a hero? (Read more »)

Boston College Experience Writers in the Making

The Boston College Experience provides immersive summer programs for high school students from all over the world. Writers in the Making is a specially designed program for talented young writers to hone their craft by working directly with faculty from the Boston College English Department. Outside of the classroom, students will have the opportunity to meet authors, explore Boston, participate in community service, and more.

Applications are due June 1, 2016.

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