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Most Recent Heroes Articles

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Personal Legend
By , New Britain, CT
There’s always that ideal image of a boy and a girl in a relationship who are happily together for years. I never thought I’d fall under that category. There’s the whole “look at both of you so happy! I wish I was like... (more »)
Thank You Ms. Steinem
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Well known for both her journalism and activism, Gloria Steinem is not a woman to be messed with. Author of a series of controversial articles about feminism, co-founder of two literary magazines, and a women's rights activist, Steinem puts... (more »)
Veterans Day Speech
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Welcome to today’s ceremony and thank you for attending. I’m honored to be speaking with you today on such an important occasion. We’re here today to honor our service members and to remember their sacrifices they have made... (more »)
Teacher Dad
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The day my feet stepped into that psyche class, I will live to remember. Like yesterday, the aroma of your words came back to me, a mighty wave rolling in my mind. ”Learning is like pieces of rubies hidden in the desert: it is up... (more »)
Not All Heroes Wear Capes
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My motherĀ is my hero because she is incredible, nurturing, comical, and has taught me almost everything I know. I honestly believe my mother is incredible because whenever I need her help or support I know she will be there no matter what the... (more »)
My Hero
By , Crosby, ND
I see my hero every week on Thurday at 3:30. She helps me be a better me. She helps me get better. She helps me be a better person. She helps stop overthinking and helps me get rid of the poisonous people in my life. She talked me out of suicide... (more »)
Heroes
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What is a hero? How can you define one, and how do you know who yours is? Some people’s heroes are superheros, or fictitious characters that you’ll never meet, yet still look up to. I feel as though a hero is someone who does good... (more »)
Duty. Honor. Country
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Many of you know how my brain thinks, how I act, and the things I believe in. But believe it or not, I do love more than just America. My life has revolved around a speech given by one of the United States’s greatest Generals, Douglas... (more »)
What Is Love?
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Only a mother’s power is capable of overthrowing even the biggest of issues. The perfect, soft and delicate coutenance of her always sparking light into my heart upon the moment of sight. “What is love?” –Some... (more »)
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By , Metairie, LA
A standard definition of a hero is a person who is admired for brave acts and extraordinary qualities. My mother, Laurie Ann, is the most impactful woman in my life but is also my hero. Laurie, who is a sister, a mother of two, a girlfriend, a... (more »)
My Hero
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A hero does not need be someone famous like Hercules and Superman, or any other character from a famous story. Truly, anyone can be a hero. For me, a hero should be an inspiration who influences one to be his or her best self. A hero should... (more »)
My Hero
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A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Loyalty, bravery, wisdom, generosity, strength, and confidence are the main traits of being a hero. Pauline, also known as Mawmaw, is a... (more »)
Mother Theresa
By , Metairie, LA
Many people have different perspectives on what constitutes a hero and everyone’s hero may be different. Heroes can come in all shapes and forms; however, traditional heroes are typically idealized for their strength and courage. In... (more »)
The Life and works of Dr. Seuss
By , Anchorage, AK
Have you ever wondered about the life of Dr. Seuss, and how he first started writing and his childhood? Dr. Seuss has written many books that have made a lasting impact on culture. Dr. Seuss has left a legacy in modern day literature that few... (more »)
My Dad
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What makes someone a hero? Many people think that a hero has to change the world or give their life to save someone, but this is not always the case. I feel that my dad, Joseph, is the perfect example of an everyday hero. He was born in... (more »)
We Don't Need a Hero
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Have you ever watched The Game of Thrones? If you haven’t, this might be a big spoiler. Nevertheless, you are probably familiar with the fact that many characters come and go as if they have never even existed. But, there is one... (more »)
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