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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.

Tell Us About Your Hero
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Jake nuez

To whom this may concern I am typing to you about a very special person that has inspiried me in a very short time. I was recently married back in march 2015 and my wife has a 12 year old son with down syndrome. He is such a great person and very enjoyable to be around. I have never been around to many people...

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COMPASSION

Manuel & Rosaura Valera

Manuel & Rosaura Valera are an extraordinary couple. They are parents to four biological children plus hundreds of spiritual children. They are the Pastors of "Iglesia Somos Adoradores" (We Are Worshippers Church) in the Dominican Republic. They live a life of abnegation and dedication to sustain the needs of...

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INSPIRATION

Ashley Wade

I would love to share an inspiring story about Ashley Wade and how she began the Ashley Wade Foundation. Ashley was diagnosed at the age of 17 with Crohn's disease. Since then she always felt the need to give back. This is when The Ashley Wade Foundation began. The mission of the Ashley Wade Foundation is to...

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FAMILY

Angie G.

I am here to tell you about my mom. she is a hero because she is a single parent with three kids and a child that has died when she was only 5 months old. also she is a hero because she puts us kids first she gets us everything even though she struggles a lot. she also owns a daycare so that is not a very good...

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APPRECIATION

Leonidas Otaegui

I think that a Heroe is anyone who can show courage when you have a problem. Someone that helps the other in many ways, that's a person that I will call Heroe. Someone who is always there to help others and gives them strength to go on through life's difficulties. My Heroes is my family, Los Otaeguis. They...

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OVERCOMING

Jared Brown

Jared graduated high school in 2014. He is handicapped and undergoes several, major brain surgeries every few years. However, despite Jared's many daily obstacles, he has devoted his life to overcoming them and making a difference in others' lives. Over the years Jared has raised thousands of dollars to help the...

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DEDICATION

William "Bill" Enz

Autumn Melnarik Ms. Handrich Leadership December 11, 2016 My Grandpa I have the extraordinary honor of writing this paper in honor of my grandpa, Bill Enz. He was born in 1954, to Florence and Lloyd Enz. He was born in Manitowoc County and has seven siblings, one of which is deceased. He grew...

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GIVING BACK

Mary Babiash

Role models are put on this world to make us better people. They set positive examples for the generation under them to follow and help guide us down the right path during our development. We look up to them without them even knowing. Your role model should be someone that you are inspired by. They also helps us...

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CARING

Richard Krueger

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” This quote was stated by James Baldwin who was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. This quote fits me perfectly because in all honesty when I was younger, I wasn't the...

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MOTIVATION

Jeremie Johnson

My Role Model A role model is someone who inspires you to be a better person; they inspire you to do your very best and to never give up. A role model is someone who you can always look to for answers when you are struggling. The role model in my life is Jeremie Johnson. The two years that I had him as a...

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AMBITION

Dave Larsen

September 13, 1997 was a great day for the world, it was the day I met my grandpa. Dave Larsen, a family man, embodies the characteristics of a great leader. He taught me three key things, do not be afraid of anyone, hard work will put you in a good position, and do what you love. When I was younger, I...

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ACHIEVEMENT

Tim Kapinos

An Idol, someone who inspires you to do great things. Someone who will make you believe what they believe. Tim Kapinos, a leader, my idol, does great things everyday. That why he is my idol, I want to be like him and develop my skills and personality like Tim. Tim motivates me to win. In wrestling he pushes me,...

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HARD WORK

Pat Brocker

A wise man said to me “Become the greatest volleyball players you can be”, not only did he inspire me with his words but also the way he carried out his words. He did not scream nor give up on us on the court during a rough drill or game. He picked us up and brought us all back together to become the best...

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HONOR

Norbert Delebreau

A role model is someone that you can look up to with the positive things they do. My role model is my father, Norbert (Dan) Delebreau. He inspires me every day with all that he does. He is a police officer and works hard every day to keep Brown County a safer place. Police officers are called pigs and my dad...

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DETERMINATION

Troy VanBeek

Determined to make the world a better place, my uncle Troy is my role model in life. For as long as I can remember, I have looked up to him. As a child, I didn’t realize the impact he would or could have on my life, but as I grow older and more experienced, it is easy to see how lucky I am to have such a positive...

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