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.
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... SUBMITTED BY SHARON SMELTZER Read Story
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... SUBMITTED BY MISTY GARCIARead Story
“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... SUBMITTED BY REIGN ASPILLAGARead Story
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! SUBMITTED BY LEXINRead Story
My Unassuming Hero
Grandmothers hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but they hold our hearts forever.
My unassuming hero is definitely my grandmother.
She is the kind of grandmother that is devoted to her family. She is my dad’s mom, and she helps me whenever I need something. She is very... SUBMITTED BY SHANIA BOUCHARDRead Story
Roger, never complains. He helps with my ailing mother, myself,our daughter and the transportation of our brand-name ten to and from work and school. He helps with house work, laundry, and car care for our car, daughter's car , our grandson's and my mom's car as well. He not only helps with household chores at... SUBMITTED BY SARAH EM ACKLEYRead Story
“A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and really cares,”-Debi Mazar. My mama is always looking for an opportunity to help someone in need and a way to give back to her... SUBMITTED BY ASHLEIGH J.Read Story
Chief Bruce Ferguson is an excellent Police Chief for the City of DeWitt, Michigan. He is an great role model for everyone in the community. I have known Chief Ferguson for 6 years, but my uncle who is a Lansing K9 Officer has worked with Chief Ferguson for more than 15 years. Chief Ferguson is an amazing role... SUBMITTED BY OLIVIA Read Story
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... SUBMITTED BY MATTHEW COXRead Story
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... SUBMITTED BY BRETTRead Story
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... SUBMITTED BY FRANK LASINSKYRead Story
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... SUBMITTED BY SYREETARead Story
“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.
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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... SUBMITTED BY JERNARDRead Story
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... SUBMITTED BY GAVIN SHARPERead Story