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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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CARING

Sherman P

I would like to nominate my dad as a hero. He lives across the country from me and my husband, but is never more than a phone call or email away. My husband and I live in beautiful Colorado where the mountains have become our backyard and playground. From time to time I find myself faced with having to do...

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REACHING OUT

Jennifer B

I am nominating my mom as my hero. I love my mother very much. She is always cheering me on to reach my dreams. Even though she didn't reach all of her dreams, she wants me to reach mine. She is my hero because she is the perfect mom. I have said a few bad things to her, but she is very, very forgiving. If I...

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LEARNING

Steve V

I never ever thought my dad would be a hero to me, but he is now. See this week we found out he has cancer. But that is just part of my story. I never liked my dad. I feel like I wished his cancer on him. I have Autism and a lot of other problems. I love to ride my horse and do gymnastics. I thought my dad never...

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HELPING OTHERS

Alan F

Alan is a wonderful man who works as a high risk obstetrician. He has saved countless mothers and babies, and he does it every day. Alan does such wonderful things every day, and he doesn't go around flaunting it. He says he's just doing his job, but he's really giving back to the community, and saving lives each...

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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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