EVERYDAY HERO STORIES
Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just 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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Stand up for beliefs
COMMITMENT
SUSAN AXELROD My mom is my hero and always will be. She isn't afraid to stand up for what she believes in. Whether its animal rights or fighting to keep the music program in the schools, shes always writing speeches and attending meetings. Shes very determined and does not give up. Shes involved in many organizations and is...
SUBMITTED BY ELISSA
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BEING THERE
GRANDPA COTE Grandparents spoiled you with everything your parents said no to when you wanted that toy at the store, or when they gave you desert when your parents would tell you next time. But my grandfather was and still is here, for anything I ever needed. He set the biggest example for me when I was younger to who I am...
SUBMITTED BY KYLE PERRY
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LOVE
KERRIE WALSH My hero is my mom. My mom is always there for me and she will do anything for me that i need. She always goes out of her way to make sure that I am okay even if she isn't. She has to deal with me and my brother who have a hard time behaving well around each other. She takes me wherever i need to go even if it...
SUBMITTED BY FALLON WALSH
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HELPING OTHERS
MR. MCGUIRE My hero is Mr. McGuire. Mr. McGuire came to my school half way into the year as a stand in assistant principal. He couldn't have came at a better time, because without his help i don't know what would have happened my freshman year. He guided me through the rest of the year having weekly meetings just t talk...
SUBMITTED BY REILLY HODGE
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AMBITION
SARAH KIRWIN My hero is my mother. She is always courageous and inspiring. She works in the hospital and has inspired me to become a nurse like her. She loves to help others and is always kind and caring. She perseveres through bad and good times. She has shown me how to be a respectful member of society. She is a beautiful...
SUBMITTED BY LIBBY KIRWIN
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LEADERSHIP
TEASAH COPPOCK I know this is a little cheesy and mostly everyone's hero but She definitely deserves to be called a hero. My darling mom is my hero you may be asking why is your mom a hero out of everyone in the world but im going to tell you why, every day, hour, minute, second my mom is always telling us how much she loves us...
SUBMITTED BY JA'LYNN PRICE
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I like camping in cabins
BEING THERE
TIMOTHY REAGAN My Hero Caleb.W.Reagan Mrs.Collins RTI August 24, 2016 MY HERO My Dad is My hero. My Dad is my hero because he cares for my family. He also takes me fun and exiting places. He's also a great cook too. He is my hero because he...
SUBMITTED BY CALEB
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Honor
KINDNESS
DILU LINARES My hero is my mom because if I need her she will be there. I love my mom and I appreciate that she is my mom. Since I'm the only daughter she gives me the most. I appreciate that too. I appreciate every single thing she gives me. First, the reason I think she is my hero is because I literally get the most...
SUBMITTED BY HANIA COLINDRES
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE
ALISIA HUDSON/DUNBAR My Hero is my Nanna, Alisia Daniel Hudson Dunbar. She is my Hero because she has bravery, intelligence, carefulness, respectfulness, strength, kindness, helpfulness, athleticism, and loyalty. This essay is going to be about why and how my Nanna is my Hero. My hero is my Nanna because she is always...
SUBMITTED BY BRIANA DUNBAR
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Hard work
HARD WORK
BRAD SANFORD Brylee Sanford Mrs.Collins RTI August 24, 2016 My Hero Do you have a hero that is kind, respectful, and brave? Well I do and my hero is my dad. Why my dad is my hero is that he does a lot of stuff for me. My reasons are all about dads and why they help.Here are some reasons why. One of my...
SUBMITTED BY BRYLEE
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Kindness
KINDNESS
PAPA JIM Emma Leath Mrs.Collins RTI August 24,2016 My Hero Who is your hero? Do you know what a hero is? A hero is "a person who, in the opinion of others, has special achievements, abilities, or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model or ideal." My hero has all of these qualities. He's...
SUBMITTED BY EMMA
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Determination
DETERMINATION
AMY GARRISON Andrew garrison Mrs. Collins R.T.I 8/29/16 MY HERO My mom is my hero. Simply because she is amazing. My mom is my hero because she is humble she doesn’t like to brag. She works very hard at school she is a teacher. She takes care of 100 students, 4 classes, and 4...
SUBMITTED BY ANDREW GARRISON
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Hard working
HARD WORK
ALFTON WITT Nabraia Allen Mrs.Collins Homeroom August 24, 2016 My Hero My hero is my mom. Why she my hero is because she love me. When I'm down she make me happy. She helps me understand a problem. Maybe sometimes she's mean but she just want us to be great people in life. ...
SUBMITTED BY NABRAIA ALLEN
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Honor
HONOR
MELISSA SHARP Maci banks Mrs. Collins RTI august 24,2016 My hero ...
SUBMITTED BY MACI BANKS
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Caring hands
CARING
RANDOM STRANGER My hero was a random stranger. This is a story about how I almost drowned. It was a beautiful day. Me and my parents decided to go swimming at a lake with some family members. It was going to take a long time so I went to sleep in the car. Once we got their my mom woke me up. The lake was so awesome that I...
SUBMITTED BY EDWIN ACOSTA CRUZ
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