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Definition Of A Hero

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  • Submitted: 19/06/2006
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Jeffery Chappell

Writing 101

Instructor: Phillips

Definition Of A Hero

Most people hear the word "Hero" and they think of a super hero in a comic book leading a secret life. One who might possess super human powers and fly around a city fighting crime. An individual that never makes a mistake in their life, and was destined for fame from the moment they were born. People think a hero will always succeed and maintain a perfect life, but not all heroes are in comic books and have super powers. Unfortunately, there are bad heroes as well as good heroes in this world. In my eyes a good hero has a few simple characteristics, and they use them to benefit others: willingness to help others, courage, quick to think and react, physically and mentally strong and be a good role model.

This person's heroism doesn't have to take place everyday or even once a week. It is the effort of that person's actions that counts. Included in this person's actions is a willingness to help others in need of help. Where others would pass a person up in a bad situation

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