Mr. Pema

My dad, my hero. He will always be my hero, not only because he is my dad but also because he has been my pioneer in many things that I do now. He is in fact my backbone and my reason of survival.

I called him the other day to inform him that I would be coming home for the New Year festival. He was kind of worried because I had not called him for some days. At the end of our conversation, he wanted to know with whom I would come. He meant to ask if I had any friend coming with me, maybe because I have to travel the two long hours.

My dad may not be the best person in this world but to me he is definitely an angel. He never told me anything that might have made me feel bad or worse.

We have been good friends over the past two decades and despite our age gap, we still remain the best buddies. He is my hero because he knows best how to make me a good person. I love my dad.

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Jacke C. from Bronx, NY JUNE 17, 2009
Beautiful story. Bless Mrs. Brown. =)

Jose D. from MIAMI , FLORIDA MARCH 30, 2009
That was amazing because you're a hero now and a hero to so many kids in this world. I hope you stay the same way and keep helping people like the way you do. You're a hero. Oral Lee Brown is a hero.

Ronald. S from Edinburgh, Scotland OCTOBER 15, 2008
If you are gifted in some way use your gift. Or you can be like Oral Lee you can make it happen. Bravo Oral Lee.

Shayla S from Kansas OCTOBER 9, 2008
You truly are my idol. I will try my hardest in school you truly inspired me. Thank you.

Mound City, KS OCTOBER 9, 2008
This was amazing, you are so thankful and a hero to many of those kids.

Mafra C. from Mexico City, Mexico AUGUST 17, 2008
What an inspiration! Thank you, Oral Lee, for your amazing story.

R.Z. from CA MAY 28, 2008
Oral Lee, you are awsome!

Julie J. from Washington, USA NOVEMBER 27, 2007
Keep passing it on! Spread the Love!

Anonymous NOVEMBER 21, 2007
Oral Lee is just a wonderful person, period.

Anita V. from Chennai, India NOVEMBER 6, 2007
May you be blessed abundantly Oral Lee Brown, and may your tribe increase. This is my first visit to the site and your story is heart warming. What a great way of living! You are simply amazing Oral Lee Brown.

L. Lanier from Texas, USA OCTOBER 14, 2007
Oral Lee Brown is a wonderful African-American woman and example of what human beings should strive to be! So proud of this sister!

Geraldine R. from Northern Ireland SEPTEMBER 9, 2007
What a woman! Glad to hear you have been paid back in pride...priceless!! All the world needs now is a few more like you!

Shankar D. from Cuttack, Orissa, India SEPTEMBER 5, 2007
This world needs people like Oral Lee Brown. People like you make this world a better place to live.

Prasad from India JUNE 13, 2007
Hello, It is really motivational, I will keep visiting to this site! Thanks for sharing and passing on.

Victoria W from Huntsville, Missouri USA JUNE 3, 2007
The world definitely needs more people like you, Oralee. I had somewhat of a rough life during my high school years and didn't have any parent guidance. I'm sure if I had someone like you in my life I would have gone to college. Thanks for all the lives you have touched!

Anonymous JUNE 1, 2007
Cool. I like your web site.

Carole A. from Oakland, California MAY 22, 2007
I know Oralee and I have seen her commitment and hard work. I am so proud that she is from Oakland, because she proves that OUR city has many unsung heroes and sheroes.

Marie H. from Guam MAY 12, 2007
Oralee of compassion and care. A shining armor that shares a glimmering hope and encouragement to do the best they can be. Thanks for people like her! I dream to have more people like you!

Mike D. from Salt Lake City, Utah MAY 8, 2007
Pretty cool, Oralee. I like the idea that you gave the portion of your salary that you didn't need personally to those kids. Those kids will remember you for a long time to come. I will too.

Kathlyn B. from Phoenix, AZ MAY 8, 2007
Yea, Oralee!! What an Amazing Person! I love these stories. They are so well produced.

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