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Who Is Your Hero?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on our lives. A grandparent or parent, an uncle or aunt or maybe even a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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BEING THERE

Lauren Sullivan

My daughter, Lauren Sullivan is my hero. Her older brother, Lt. Nick Sullivan endured catastrophic injuries while serving in the Army on a rescue mission in Afghanistan. Nick and his men went down in a Blackhawk helicopter crash on 5/28/14 which caused a stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury. Lauren finished her...

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PEACE

Jaylen Arnold

Jaylen Arnold is 14-years-old, but has been sharing his story for the past six years in classrooms, in the community, and all across the United States. Recently, Jaylen was featured in a segment for the Ellen DeGeneres Show, the feature cover for HIGHLIGHTS Childrens Magazine, and featured in People Magazine with...

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CHARACTER

Mariska Hargitay

My hero is a woman, who is not only perfectly beautiful, flawless, stunning, amazingly talented, and gorgeous in my eyes, but she is one of the most kind-hearted and compassionate people I know. I admire her confidence in her own abilities and that she isn’t afraid to be herself. She inspires me to embrace my...

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CHARITY

Tiffany Doorn

My good friend Tiffany Doorn is a shining example of a true everyday hero for me. She comforts, supports and encourages each and every one of her friends in a manner that goes far beyond anything I have witnessed. But her most striking quality is her devotion and passion for charity. Many of us have donated for a...

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DO YOUR PART

Paloma Rambana

Paloma Renee Rambana, age 9 Paloma was born with a rare birthday birth defect known as Peters Anomaly. While a baby, she had both pupils surgically made at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. She's legally blind but smart, precocious and savvy. She received vision services until she was six years old....

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ACHIEVEMENT

Dr. Erica A. Murray

Dr. Erica A. Murray, serial entrepreneur, author, mentor, educator, syndicated radio show host, and keynote speaker. For over 20 years, she has worked diligently as a serial entrepreneur, consummating business transactions globally and establishing an impressive clientele, through her mortgage...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Phyllis Bingham

My hero is my adopted Grandma Phyllis Bingham. She has taken in a total of 25 foster kids in including babies going through drug withdrawls in addition to raising 4 of her own kids. She is an amazing, strong woman who has always been there for me no matter what the situation. Currently in her spare time she is...

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ENCOURAGEMENT

Mindy Rose

Ms. Rose is an everyday hero at my school. She jumped into a position that she did not go to school for but she learned from her mother (who teaches next to her). Ms. Rose is always there for our good and bad days after all we come from different walks of life. We deal with bullying and conformity every day at...

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EDUCATION

Derek D. Bardell

Derek D. Bardell is a veteran educator in the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Area who currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration and Teaching & Learning at Delgado Community College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management/Urban Studies and Public Policy...

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EXCELLENCE

Khairatul Saidu

KHAIRATUL SAIDU is a Change Maker and a developer, who fought endlessly for peace. She was born on the 9th February 1999 in Nigeria. Never thought peace is never possible. Loved by everyone, including me. She has anticipation for a global developed world.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Teena Wright

My Daughter, My Hero! Teena is a young lady that actually does good things for this world. She doesn’t give speeches about doing good, she doesn’t wait for you to do good, she doesn’t expect good to just happen. Teena gets to work and sets out about doing good. She does good things, actions that make animals...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Sybil Fox-Richardson

Sybil Fox-Richardson is the Sojourner Truth of our time for those who are unfairly incarcerated in the Louisiana State's Prison System. She along with her sons are freedom fighters for those who do not have a voice. She is a speaker, author and crusader for the juvenile and adult systems as she completed...

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COMPASSION

Daniel Chandler

Daniel is an amazing person. He has powered through the toughest losses, but he always manages to smile. His job is to take care of people. He chooses to work this job because he wants to, not for the money. He does whatever he can to make everyone around him happy. He is the most loving person I know.

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CONNECTING

Froswa' Booker-Drew

Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew is an author, speaker, trainer and consultant. For more than twenty years, she has offered consulting services to numerous small businesses and organizations. Personally my organization has benefited from her willingness to go above and beyond to assist start-ups as well as established...

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CONFIDENCE

Khairatul Saidu

Khairatul Saidu is a Nigerian school student born on the 9th February 1999. She is Nigeria youngest Activist. Has great passion and zeal for development. She is 16 years old. From kogi state. She was selected as a member of World Peace Caravan and a Millennium Development Ambassador. Has fought for global peace....

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