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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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Kim L.

My hero is my mom. She has been there with me through it all and I love her with every inch of my heart. No matter if I am good or bad, she is always there for me and will never leave. Some people are embarrassed by how much their mom or dad care about them not me. They find it embarrassing I find it as honoring...

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Colin K.

My hero is my dad. My dad is pretty much the most amazing person I have ever known. He sacrifices so much for my brother and I. He works all 7 days a week all day everyday. He gets up at 5 o’clock just so he can get ready for a full day of work. My dad has always put me, my mom and my brother first. He does...

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Jeff H.

I nominate my dad because he has been their for me since day one, even when I get angry with him he still loves me, I still love him when he's mad at me. When I fall down he picks me up, and when I cry he brightens me up. He is always in my heart and will be forever.He is my hero because he brightens my morning...

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Cleve P.

I am nominating my soccer coach, Cleve Pechuekonis for Commitment. He is the best, if not one of the best coaches I have ever had. I chose him because he has done so much for the team. The season started this past August and no one really knew each other, which made it really hard to communicate, practice and...

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April C.

My mom is the greatest influence in my life. She is always there for me and I can always count on her. She works everyday so I can have a good life. She pushes me to be the best I can be and expects nothing less. Whenever I wonder off the path she picks me up and straightens me out. She is not only a mother but a...

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Stacie Young

My mom is the most amazing person in the world. She sacrifices so much for my brother and I. She works 5 days a week 8 hours a day to make sure that my brother and I have food on the table and a shelter over our heads. She doesn't care what happens to her as long as her children are safe and healthy. There are no...

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Rod Howard

Rod is my coach and trainer for basketball, and he teaches me a lot more than basketball. At the end of each practice he gives us a story and a life lesson. He also motivates us and he encourages us to keep our grades up and to train as hard as physically possible. He just wants to make us as good as he can, and...

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Kenny Smith

My Hero is my Dad, Kenny Smith. He is my hero because he always helps our family. He always his committed to spending time with me. I look up to him because he works so hard to provide for us meaning my family. I also look up to him as a parent for when I get older. He takes us to church every week and also...

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Noah Clayton

I nominate Noah my close friend because he does not give up on someone because they are not good at something and is always encouraging others and telling them they can do it and that you should do your best and always believes you can. Noah does not consider anyone a lost cause unless they do not want his help...

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Kim H

Throughout my whole life I’ve been told that if you work hard it will pay off in the end. Sometimes I doubt that, I don’t believe it’s true. Every time I think that, I step back and look at Kim, my mom, my hero. Everyday my mom gets up to go to her job, a very hard job. She is a nurse in an ER. People, everyday,...

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Sheri Young

Sacrifice My hero is my mother, Sheri Ann Young. My mother has been sacrificing her life ever since I was born. When I was born my mom was a successful chemical engineer and she made lots of money. When I was a couple of months old my mom had to quit her job so she could take care of me. She was taking...

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Pam Bostain

My hero is my mom, Pam Bostian. She is my hero because she helps others, is caring, and she has a hard working spirit. My mom builds barn quilts for many of people. Sometimes she gives them away to others that have done nice things not just for her but for other. My dad also was my hero but I just could not...

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Jerry Eckert

My hero is my grandfather the reasons why he is my hero is because he is the hardest working man that I know. He is my inspiration everyday. He has stage 5 bladder cancer the doctor said he only has about a year left to live he has been in the hospital for months. He hates to be stuck inside and do nothing all he...

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Kalani Sitake

Kalani Sitake is BYU's football coach and my 2nd cousin. The reason I chose Kalani is because I think he is a great person. Kalani loves to make great relationships with the players and is really close to them. He thinks of the players like family and treats them that way.

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Sam Zherka

Everyone in the neighborhood knew Sam Zherka. I respected him as a businessman who became successful at a young age. Sammy was the kind of guy who invited everyone he knew for a meal or a job, whatever he could. I used to hang out in his office playing with, ‘Butchy,’ Zherka’s Rottweiler. He was a tough dog, but...

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