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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 »)
Compass
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Everyone knows that a compass has four directions: North, South, East and West. Everyone also knows that a compass can point you in the right direction when one is lost. However, not everyone knows that the four directions on a compass san be... (more »)
Agnes
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My nana Agnes was different than everyone else. She was rare, like finding a $100 bill on the ground. She had a heart of gold. She was kind to everyone. She treated everyone with the respect they deserve. She was very close to her faith. She... (more »)
The Hero in My Life
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Steve McMurray has many names: father, husband, grandfather, uncle, and the list goes on. But the most important name that my grandfather has is veteran. Paw-paw, as I like to call him, is one of the most important people in my life. At the age... (more »)
The Famous Mahatma
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was known to many as Mahatma, or “the great souled one”. He was known by the world for his nonviolent philosophy of passive resistance. Gandhi was a Hindu Indian immigrant in South Africa in the early... (more »)
My Mother, My Hero
By , Metairie, LA
A hero can be described in many different ways. Often times, superheroes are the common idea of heroes. Typical character traits of a hero include bravery, strength, selflessness, confidence, and patience. I believe my mother possesses each of... (more »)
My Mom, My Hero
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People generally have different opinions as to what makes someone a hero to them. We generally tend to describe a hero as brave, strong, courageous, and loyal, but a hero could really be anyone depending on who is determining. To me, I see... (more »)
American Heros
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We put our hand on our hearts and pledge our beliefs everyday. Some take for granted and even mistreat the freedom we obtain. Others can only but dream and pray that one day things will start to look up. I will never understand those who... (more »)
Soccer Mentor: Chachiballa Dominguez
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What is needed for one to achieve their goals? Many may say it takes a lot of practice. According to my dear friend and soccer mentor Chachiballa Dominguez, it is not this simple. Yes, lots of practice and effort are needed to achieve something... (more »)
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