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Top Voted Heroes Articles

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The New Girl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
“Don’t worry. Lots of kids have moved here and made new friends in the blink of an eye,” my new teacher tells me. “Oh, and don’t be concerned about your braces. Most everyone has them here.” Great. Even my new teacher thinks I’m... (more »)
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Cyclist, Lance Armstrong This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
      In my mind, the definition of a hero is Lance Armstrong. He has accomplished so many things and inspired so many people. He survived a life-threatening disease, and has lived a very complete life, still giving so... (more »)
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Civil Rights Leader: Martin Luther King, Jr. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up andlive out the true meaning of its creed. These words are from the famous speechwritten and presented by a great hero, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,Jr.A hero is someone who... (more »)
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Surfer - Bethany Hamilton This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     My hero is amazing. Even though I do not know her, she is awesome. Her name is Bethany Hamilton, and if you haven’t heard of her, then do I have a story for you.On Halloween of 2003, Bethany went surfing in... (more »)
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Wildlife Expert Steve Irwin This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
      “Whatever you want to do in this world, it is achievable. The most important thing that I’ve found, that perhaps you could use, is be passionate and enthusiastic in the direction that you choose in life,... (more »)
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Princess of Wales Diana This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     A true hero is not someone who can fly or wears a cape. A true hero is someone who helps people in need. They are generous and kind.Princess Diana fits this description. She died in August 1997, but will be remembered... (more »)
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Dear Veteran, My name is Daniel and I am a senior in high school. I am a very athletic and competitive person. I am 18 years old and I am looking forward to beginning my college experience. Now that’s enough about... (more »)
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Boxer Muhammad Ali This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     A hero is someone admired for his or her courage and beliefs. There are many heroes out there, both known and unknown. Out of all of them, the boxing legend Muhammad Ali is mine. He is still a symbol of justice... (more »)
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Hillary Clinton: Is She A Hero? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   What is a hero? Who is a hero to you? My definition is one who is a strong person in society, a feminist, a role model, and a caring person. My hero is Hillary Clinton.It states in our Constitution that men and women are equal,... (more »)
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Nun Mother Teresa This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Many people find that they are happier when they help those in need. Mother Teresa of Calcutta dedicated her life to helping people around the world. She is an example of what can happen if you put aside your own... (more »)
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Hurricane Katrina Volunteers: Unsung Heroes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     To me, heroes are brave, helpful and respectful; they’re people you can trust. My heroes are the volunteers who went to New Orleans to help clean up and aid the evacuees.First of all, I think the people who went... (more »)
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Singer Celine Dion This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Music is a passion that has shaped who I am and who I want to become. Thus, it is fitting that the person I most admire is Celine Dion, a woman who has let the love of music guide her life.Celine was born into a... (more »)
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Nurse Florence Nightingale This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
      My interest in nursing has led me to believe that Florence Nightingale was a great leader and amazing influence on society. She led many women’s rights groups and was one of the first women to go into the field... (more »)
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Athlete - Pelé This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     "I was born for soccer, just as Beethoven was born for music." These words are from Edson Arantes do Nascimento, otherwise known as Pelé. He is considered the greatest soccer player who ever lived... (more »)
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Talk Show Host Oprah Winfrey This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     My idea of a hero is a person who isdevoted to what he or she does, inspires others to believe inthemselves, and is willing to help the community.Right now youmay think that my hero is a family member or friend. They... (more »)
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Poet Maya Angelou This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   If you have ever wanted to read great poetry, look no further than Dr. MayaAngelou's work. She is one of those rare writers who can touch your heart andsoul with her words. An African-American, Dr. Angelou grew up insegregated... (more »)
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