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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COURAGE
MATTHEW COX My hero is my husband he is a hero because I got sick in 2013 found out that I had a brain tumor and heart issue he is in the united states army and we have two kids ,he would get up everyday at 5:30am and go to work then come home and take care of me and the kids and the house duties never complained once spent...
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CARING
SYLVIA EARLE Dr. Sylvia Earle has been a constant beacon for marine conservation and protection for over 50 years, casting a light on the plight of the world’s ocean through science, advocacy and exploration. Called Her Deepness by the New Yorker and the New York Times, Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first Hero...
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LEADERSHIP
ELISABETH FELIX I am a fulltime counselor at the nonprofit Cambria County Camp Cadet program. Camp Cadet is a weeklong, overnight camp for children ages 12-15, which is designed to make good kids better. The camp is geared towards building leadership, integrity, honesty, physical wellbeing, and respect. Elisabeth was a Cadet...
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BEING THERE
PASTOR JAMES LOVE My hero is my pastor. He is truly a big man with a huge heart. He is for the community. He loves to go out, roll the sleeves up and meet the needs of others. He's a no hands person and he feeds the homeless community for Thanksgivong, he gives toys out for xmss, he goes out and speaks to the youth and encourages...
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CHARACTER
BEN COCHRAN My hero By: Abby “I am fearless because I have known fear.” I picked this quote by an unknown author because my dad is fearless and a mystery. My hero is my dad because I want to do the same things that he does. My dad wants to change the world and so do I. he is an engineer and a great dad. “Like...
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HELPING OTHERS
GEORGE BECHLER George is a nurse who works with the Medical and Surgical Board and works with doctors to help perform surgeries. He is a hero because he saves lives and helps people who are going through rough times and people who are hurt. George exemplifies the value of Helping Others because he helps patients in the hospital...
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ENCOURAGEMENT
MATTHEW S. Today I am nominating my dad Matthew. The reason I am nominating him is because everyday he always starts off the day with a smile. He always tries his best to make me happy and also I know that he would go any length for my family. He always shows encouragement to me and the rest of my family and he always...
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CARING
MY GRANDPARENTS They both are always there for me they always try there best to make me happy and to make me a good kid and they also take me anywhere I need when I someone to take me to a sports events take me to practice also school when I need someone to take me and they have always gave me every thing I could ask for like...
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FRIENDSHIP
AARON CHAPPELL what I'm going be talking about is my hero. for those of you who don't know what a hero is let me explain. A hero is a person thats shows bravery and is willing to put others before him or herself there are different types of hero’s including super hero or just people you look up to. The person I'm gunna be...
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CARING
MACKENZIE H. Mackenzie is the 12 year old owner of her Make A Difference Food Pantry in Goldsboro NC. She serves over 2500 people monthly through her THURSDAY Distributions; Senior Citizen Mobile Pantry; Kids Back Pack Buddy Program weekend nutrition program; SATURDAY Distribution and monthly cooking and serving a SUNDAY hot...
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ENCOURAGEMENT
STACEY R. My Mom Stacey is my nomination because no matter what we do she will still love us no matter what happens. She wants us to be successful in our life she works hard to make sure we get ever thing we need. She has always been there for us. She’s very encouraging and she will always want the best out of you....
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FRIENDSHIP
AARON C. what I'm going be talking about is my hero. for those of you who don't know what a hero is let me explain. A hero is a person thats shows bravery and is willing to put others before him or herself there are different types of hero’s including super hero or just people you look up to. The person I'm gunna be...
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LOVE
JENNIFER P. I’ve had a hard time deciding which parent I will choose, but since my dad works out of town and I don’t see him enough, I’m going to have to say my everyday hero is my mom because she is always there for me, no matter what. I could be halfway across the country and she would see if I was doing okay. My mom, a...
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GIVING BACK
OLIVIA H. I would nominate Olivia because she's done so much to give back to the community. Olivia had been helping the community since she was fourteen, she traveled to help clean places up and donate to people that don't have a lot. She usually goes to places that have had a devastation like a hurricane or a twister and...
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COMPASSION
JULIE D. I will nominate my mom. Our life is special and we also need help from God. My mom has a career that she has been working on for a while. She is a Christian. I have chosen her because she works hard every day and helps my family. Also she takes care of other family kids. She has a daycare at our house. Her way of...
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