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RESPONSIBILITY
Our children need our presence, not our presents.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Personal Stories About ‘Responsibility’

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    "Learning Responsibility"

    The year was 1923, and Genia was 13. Genia's father had just died. In 1923 , if someone had an upstruction of the bowels , they would have to wait until morning for surgery. Genia's father didn't make it until morning , and died at the age of 39. Having come from Poland just 10 years before, Josef had worked for...

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    My Hero

    On March 28th 2013 my mom received a call. It was from Metro Country Jail turns out it was my dad calling her saying that he got pulled over for not having a license and having opened beer cans & for speeding. He told my mom that he needs her help to get out, if not immigration can go and get him and send him...

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    An Important Message

    I was a responsible boy in my childhood, a straightly obedient person. However, as I grew up hundreds of experiences taught me to be dishonest, escape from responsibility and so on.. It happened when I was in INDIA. Now I live in the United States of America. These Americans helped me rebuild my responsibility,...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Responsibility’

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    Thomas S

    My hero is my father. Through thick and thin in my life, no matter what, I can always count on my dad. Now I have a daughter of my own and pray that I can be half the parent he is to me!! He is a wonderful asset in the community and always gives a helping hand to those in need. He is the ideal man.

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    Michael C

    My hero is just a simple man. Michael is the one who made a lot of sacrifice to his career since he was just 16 years old. He didn't know how to enjoy life; how to spend time with friends in those days because he had too many dreams to fulfill. He's been focused on his dreams since he was really...

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    James A

    Daddy served in the Army and fought in the Korean War. There were some close calls but He made it home. Not long after he got back to the USA he married my Mother. May 13, 1964 my mother was killed in a car wreck, leaving my little brother age 3, sister age 5 and myself age 10. My hero, Daddy, owned his own...

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

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ivy, utica

We need to leave behind: "I didn't know, I didn't understand, I didn't think" and take responsibility for our actions. It is time to take responsibility to know, to understand and to think for ourselves without blaming others or expecting others to do it for us.
Scott, Dallas

My father had this saying: You can pretend to care but you can't pretend to show up. George L. Bell 1927-2007
Greg B, Fruit Heights, UT