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RESPONSIBILITY
With great power comes great responsibility.

Stanley Martin Lieber

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Personal Stories About ‘Responsibility’

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    What Is Responsability

    When I was about 7, my Father gave me regular task to perform- taking out the trash. I noticed that my friend Bobby next door had the same chore , but always seemed to miss or forget? I thought that was not right and asked my Father about it one night. What he said has been with me ever since: Responsibility is...

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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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    Stugo

    In middle school, I was on student council. Every year our STUGO (Student Government) held a Talent Show. There was a week of auditions before the talent show. We had 10-20 kids from the local high school's STUGO come and judge the auditions and the show. There were only 6 people total on our STUGO team. All of...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Responsibility’

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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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    Laverne P

    Laverne is the founder and Executive Director of the Greater Peoria Parent Youth Outreach. She believes that ordinary people are capable of extraordinary things and that empowered people feel a responsibility to themselves and their communities. Laverne is also a powerful motivational speaker, delivering...

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    Dalia P

    I wanted to write about a person named D. What inspires me about her is the courage with which rises every time there is an adversity in her life. She made me realize people don’t become heroes when they fight others; they become greater heroes when they fight their inner self. I know of no other person in my...

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