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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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APPRECIATION

Geoffrey H

Most little girls grow up with their dad as their own personal hero. But my father is an inspiration to everyone in his life. As is frequently the case, the most generous and supportive person always seems to feel the least appreciated. I know there are days that my dad must feel that way. I want him to know that...

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APPRECIATION

Tommy E

My hero is my dad because he encourages me to live my life and he tells me what is right and what is wrong. I look up to him because he was there for me all my life and he never left me and he never will. He is just a great person to look up to. He is always there for me.

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APPRECIATION

Paul S

My dad has been in the Army Reserve for 25 years and he is extremely patriotic. I never understood why my dad wanted to die for his country but he tells me all the time that 'someone has to do it' and that he 'would rather die in battle defending his country and its people than of old age.' To see him put that...

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AMBITION

Russell C

My mom married this guy named Russell when I was around two years of age. Which is probably the best decision she ever made. He saved my family from crashing down. He saved me from becoming a worthless person to this world. I thought I was taking up space and breathing some better person's air. Through time he...

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COURAGE

John R

This young man faced tragedy, overcame it and became a helper of others. His religious values, athletic abilities, and drive gives renewed hope to the returning disabled veterans from the war on terror. He scored highly in the 1983 Illinois State high school track meet; was a two-time All-American at the...

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