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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BEING THERE
CHRISTOPHER LUMPKIN Christopher Lumpkin is always there for his child,Tyrian. He helped him fight through a rare disease at the age of 6. He's always been there in the times of distress and mourning and joy. He was there at his baseball game at the age of 8 when he won his first championship. He calmed his boy when his grandfather...
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CHARACTER
MINA IRFAN Mina is my best friend and my fabulous mom. Everything she taught me since 12 years ago is still in my head. When I was 4, I was diagnosed with a learning disorder and speech impairment. Although I had that problem, she told me not to give up. I overcame it after a while as I know she is always here for me. She...
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GENEROSITY
ARSHIA WAQAR she is my sister and is my hero because she knows how to help me and she is very generous.
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AMBITION
MY MOM I know, I know. EVERYONE says their mom is their hero (heroine, technically), but for me it's really true. She doesn't pity many people and she has shown me that all you need to achieve your dreams is hard work. I thank her for inspiring me each and everyday.
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CHARACTER
SEAN DELANEY My hero would have to be my best friend Sean. From the first day I met him he showed me that caring for others is his main priority in life; he runs an amazing business which helps brings the best out of people through free running and even takes kids out off the streets and encourages them to be more confident....
SUBMITTED BY NATHAN FINCH
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INSPIRATION
HELPING OTHERS, ONE STEP AT A TIME... Hello, my name is Dimas Ramirez, I'm messaging you regarding my daughter Blanca Ramirez. She's 14 years old right now, but at age 11, she began to do long distance running, she knew she could do more then just run, so she decided to run a charity, she ran for Operation Smile, Operation Smile is a none profit...
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ACHIEVEMENT
AKUEL MAJOUK One of my personal heroes is my cousin. She attended Creighton University and was one of the smartest people I know. She grew up with six brothers and one sister- her the oldest. That was a lot of responsibility for her. I was also kind of jealous of her because she always got straight A’s. She was one of those...
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ACHIEVEMENT
A DREAM COME TRUE When I was young, my household consisted of my mother, my grandmother, and my uncle. I had no contact with my father. My mother took a passive role in my upbringing causing my grandmother to raise me primarily. I lost her to severe pneumonia when I was 10. My mother tried to continue my grandmother's efforts;...
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LOVE
MICHELE CLINTON The reason that my mother is my hero, is because i don't know any other person i want as a mother. she is caring and loving. she takes care of me and my brothers. She works so she can get us things we need or want. she respects my opinions on things and tells me to go for things i want to do and to never give...
SUBMITTED BY CAILIN HUDNALL
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EDUCATION
DR PRIYANKA P V Dr.Priyanka P V mam is an educationist and an academician. Mam is a very highly educated. She loves educating students of any culture and uses the most different teaching tools to make her subject very simple , interesting, pictorial and easy to understand. Mam does a lot of social service and teaches specially...
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HOPE
DR. STEPHEN GREENE Dr. Stephen Greene goes to Ghana twice a year and opens computer labs and libraries for the children, and soon to be a whole school. His nonprofit charity is hopeforghana.com and please visit his Facebook page as well. Dr. Greene has also met Mother Teresa and has medically cared for the children in her...
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BEING THERE
CHERISH THE MOMENT I was about 8 or 9 when i first met this kid named landon. He was in my 3rd grade class he was always smiling and laughing. we became friends that year .well fast forward a few years and he is in 7th and i am in 8th. i see him the the lunch room and i never spoke to him. one time i did and he did not remember me...
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DO THY BEST
SHELBY PADILLA Good ol' Mrs. Padilla.. Where to start. She is a wonderful 5th grade teacher. Thus far 2 of my children have been blesses enough to have her for 5th grade. 4 years ago I met Mrs. Padilla for the first time. My oldest son was struggling in school and wanted to do better. He told her his goal was to make A-B Honor...
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CARING
ANGELO ASPILLAGA “It’s not about our birth and death years, but what’s in between, the dash.” My hero, my dad, sure you might say he’s an average Joe, but he’s done too much it’s kind of sad. He gave up some jobs to spend time with us. Now he has two jobs which takes up more time. He thinks about me and how I’m doing when...
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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
DANNY CHAVEZ My hero is my dad because he has been there for me ever since my mom left me. He gives me things for school when I need them. My dad puts food on the table. He asks me if I'm doing ok in school or how am I feeling today or is everything ok. He's there for me everyday. Thats why he's my hero!
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