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Personal Stories About ‘Courage’

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    A Simple Life Project

    In 9th grade I was assigned a "Life Project." During this project we had to interview a person whom we hoped to be like later in life. Then we had to give an oral presentation to the class about how it went. I wanted to become an entertainment lawyer. Most of the students in my class really did not want to do...

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    Impossible Things

    During a particularly bad moment I emailed my old high school religion teacher that I was in the middle of a crisis of faith and didn't really know how to carry on. His response was simple but so profound, "to believe in the face of it all - that is faith. Impossible things happen every day." I am a native of...

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    Fdny Hero

    Al F. was born in Guayaquil, Equidor in 1951. He emigrated to New York in 1960, he started in the 3rd grade and spoke no English. He was appointed to the New York City Fire Department in 1977 and assigned to Engine 1 in midtown Manhattan. He transferred to Ladder 24 and then Rescue 1 both in Manhattan. In 1986...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Courage’

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    Daniel T

    Our Military men, women and their families are my true heroes. My son Daniel is serving in the Armed Forces and he is currently stationed in Kuwait. My nephew Adam also completed a tour in Iraq. The sacrifice our service men and women make everyday is commendable. It's not only our service men and women, but the...

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    Michalangelo

    My hero is my dad. This is his story. He was born in Italy. Then when he was four he moved to Japan where for the first few months he lived there he only ate cookies and milk. His first school in Japan was Saint Mreies. Then he got in to Stanford he moved to the US. Then he worked at Hewlet Packard, where he...

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    Richard W

    My hero was in the mini series Band of Brothers. He should have received the Congressional Medal of Honor for destroying four 105mm cannons on D-Day. He used machine guns to lay down covering fire while his men reached the trenches. This strategy is still taught at West Point today.

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LISTENING
REACHING OUT
DETERMINATION
HARD WORK
CARING
GRIT
COMMITMENT
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
HELPING OTHERS
OPTIMISM
HEALTH
COURAGE
STRENGTH
RIGHT CHOICES
RESPONSIBILITY
LIVE LIFE
EQUALITY
LEARNING
PASSION
BELIEVE
OVERCOMING
HONESTY
LITERACY
VISION
APPRECIATING NATURE
PREPARATION
SHARING
RESPECT
AMBITION
EDUCATION
FITNESS
HUMILITY
SACRIFICE
MOTIVATION
LOYALTY
GREAT MUSIC
GIVING BACK
DO YOUR PART
CLASS AND GRACE
ENCOURAGEMENT
LEADERSHIP
GOOD MANNERS
DRIVE
MENTORING
SERVICE
PRACTICE
DEDICATION
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
ACHIEVEMENT
PATIENCE
CIVILITY
LAUGHTER
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
DEVOTION
COMPROMISE
JUSTICE
PERSEVERANCE
SOUL
GENEROSITY
GOOD EXAMPLES
FORESIGHT
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
TRUST
PIONEERING
TEAM WORK
HONOR
STEWARDSHIP
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
PURPOSE
LOVE
OPPORTUNITY
APPRECIATION
KINDNESS
IMAGINE
INTEGRITY
HOPE
COMMON GROUND
DO THY BEST
BEING THERE
MINDFULNESS
FORGIVENESS
RISING ABOVE
PARENTING
INGENUITY
CONNECTING
JOY
CREATIVITY
COURTESY
PEACE
SMILE
CHARITY
FAMILY
INCLUDING OTHERS
INSPIRATION
EXCELLENCE
CHARACTER
UNITY
COMPLIMENTS
COMPASSION
CONFIDENCE
FRIENDSHIP
PERSISTENCE
GRATITUDE
VOLUNTEERING
TRUE BEAUTY
INNOVATION
SPORTSMANSHIP
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courage takes alot of effort the effort you can make
breanna

Courage is doing the right thing when everyone else is afraid to do so.
J, Seattle

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Cheri, Kansas City

courage is being able to stand up for what you believe in. to not let others bring you down because you are different, because you are a great person who can do great things no matter what others think. Believe in yourself
Lila, Curtis MI usa

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the strength to overcome it
Ruby, california

Courage is not all about how we face our problems but it is also how we tackle our problem
Manibha Thakur, India

Courage is the foundation of most of the stories I read in values.com because amazing people show up in unlikely circumstances, in situations we need to be courageous decision not to fear anything.
Anderson, Colatina-ES, Brasil

Courage is confidence!
Bryeana , home

Courage is using your body to shield others.
Rodrigo, Clawson, MI

Words I live by from Amelia Earhart - Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no relief from little things, knows not the livid loneliness of fear, nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear the sound of wings. When did you last feel joy?
Diane, USA

Courage is my character.
brytan lord, callander, ON

Courage does not always roar. It is the still small voice at the end of the day that murmurs,I will try again tomorrow.
JuJuman, Kansas

courage is overcoming your fears and replace them with right attitude to overcome the challenging situations in life.
Emmanuel, Africa, uganda

courage is staring fear in the face and saying bring it on!
austin, toronto ontario

Responding to a need or situation that is greater than myself
Jennifer K, Washington State

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to overcome it.
Erin, New York

Courage is finding the strength to set aside your own fears, sorrows and disappointments, because there are others who's fears, sorrows and disappointments need your loving attention.
Deb H, Pittsburgh

Being in the U.S. Army it takes courage to go out and be willing to take a life in order to save your own life and others lives but the true courage is in walking up to the enimies and making peace with them.
Jonathan E. Martinez Reyes, Pheonix, Arizona

Courage is choosing to get out of bed every morning when you don't feel like facing the day.
Mary, Santa Monica, CA

Courage is taking a deep breath and diving in.
Ty, CA