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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STRENGTH
MY STRUGGLES IN LIFE Being in school is torture enough, but to know that no one likes you is even more upsetting. When you know that someone actually likes you it is the most amazing feeling in the world. Well one day in school a boy came up to me and told me he liked me,and at that moment I felt unbearably happy. We started...
SUBMITTED BY ALICE WEBER
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE
ISABELLA MOORE My daughter is my hero. Her name is Isabella and she is 13 years old. Her entire life has been one health issue after another and she fights through each one with courage and the best attitude. She has been through things that I would have complained about as an adult yet not one word, just a great attitude. From...
SUBMITTED BY TERESA MOORE
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DETERMINATION
YOU AREN'T WHAT OTHERS SAY. At an auction I was at a pony came along. He was to tall,soft backed (a condition in Gaited ponies and horses),a seemed crazy because he ran into a rail. To start the bidding my mom put a $50 bid on him. Of course someone will pay more than that but no. "We are going to have to find him a home even if I have to...
SUBMITTED BY HACKNEY LOVER
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APPRECIATING NATURE
ALISHA BISHOP My mom deserves the tittle hero because she has always listened to me and my problems and like a good leader usually dose not give her opinion until I ask for it but she usually will try to get my answer out from me even before I think I know what to do. I truly know that what ever I do in my future she will...
SUBMITTED BY MCKENZIE
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COMPASSION
ASHLEY WADE Ashley took my son Robby under her wing a few years ago. He has autism. She's been like a big sister to Robby and he just adores her. She is like his guardian angel and we are truly grateful to have her in our lives
SUBMITTED BY MICHELLE
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INSPIRATION
GREGG PETCH My Hero is my dad. If you met him on the street you would think he was just a normal guy, but the truth is that he is a real life super hero. He is a firefighter and Rescue First Responder (Deputy Chief to be exact). He is the person you call when everything is going wrong. He puts his life on the line to save...
SUBMITTED BY BREANNA PETCH
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DEDICATION
MARIA KELLER Imagine a world without books. Imagine going to sleep at night as a child without having had a bedtime story read to you. Imagine attending school with other children whose homes are filled with books and who do considerably better than you academically, as a result. At the young age of 8 years, Maria Keller...
SUBMITTED BY MAURA KELLER
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HUMILITY
JULIE CURRIE I am writing to explain why my mom deserves the title of my hero. My mom has been an absolute inspiration since I was a child. She portrays many values I look up to and wish to encompass as I grow older, such as compassion, devotion, loyalty, kindness and most of all, humility. Humility can be defined as a modest...
SUBMITTED BY CAROLINE CURRIE
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MOTIVATION
ESSENTIAL SELF-MANAGEMENT TIPS ALL STUDENTS SHOULD KNOW 7 Essential Self-Management Tips All Students Should Know Being a student, especially in the later years of high school and the college years, can be a time when you are finally given the independence that you craved. At the same you haven’t learned exactly how to manage your life between the educational and...
SUBMITTED BY LAURA JONSON
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BELIEVE
MINA CRESWELL Mina Creswell is always working to help others she strives to bring change to so many different communities, she's always working volunteering her time and never really takes time for herself she is a hero because she pushes people to be great she mentors young women, works with veterans and even goes out to...
SUBMITTED BY LATIFAHS CRESWELL
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LIVE YOUR DREAMS
MY 3AWESOME HEROS I have an awesome husband who made my dream come true to see my family recently that I haven't seen for over 13 years. He drove over 8000 miles in 28 days. I'm so grateful especially since my father just passed away thanks to my husband I was able to see him and my awesome 2 amazing sons got to meet him and bond...
SUBMITTED BY KELLY L POWELL
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CHARITY
WALTER LESAULNIER He is a truly great and charitable person. He has refurbished several thousand computers and donated them for free. He's donated locally and all over the world. He donated many to Katrina victims. He's 85 years old and there is a great Youtube video of him playing kickball with neighborhood kids. A Google search...
SUBMITTED BY WALTER LESAULNIER
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Farmer
SACRIFICE
BRIAN SCHAMBER Brian Schamber is a hero in every way that matters. By definition, a hero is someone who is idealized for courage, and Brian is the most courageous man I know. Born and raised in a small farming town, he was the apple of every old granny's eye. From a young age, he was given large responsibilities on the family...
SUBMITTED BY BREANNE SCHAMBER
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INTEGRITY
PATSY HUME Patsy Hume. Otherwise known as Nana . she may not seem like a hero to you but she has practically raised me .she's been through more than imaginable. I got taken away from my mom when I was in 6th grade. She graciously took me in and took on the challenges of being the loving Nana as well as the diciplinary...
SUBMITTED BY JAYLYN
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PURPOSE
LA'PORSHA RENAE La'porsha is my hero because although I have never met her, the courage and perseverance she has soon through her hard times have given me how to do the same because as a 12 year old kid who has been abused as a baby and between to a pulp at school I need all the hope I can get. And seeing her do so well in...
SUBMITTED BY LAYLA
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