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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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...
SUBMITTED BY PAIGE D.
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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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BEING THERE
VICTORIA T. My best friend, practically my sister, has been laughing alongside me for almost eight years. We met on the very first day of kindergarten, unfortunately my memory’s hazy from such a long time ago so I don't quite remember, but I know that she was always an amazing person. We’ve been in the same classes for...
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COMPASSION
HAYDN B. A hero isn’t just a strong man in a cape that flies around saving people. A hero could be a volunteer worker, a teacher, or a family member. You may even be a hero to somebody. My hero just so happens to be my father, which may sound stereotypical to some. Many people would say their mother or father is their...
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LOVE
SUE D. My hero is my mom. After she was diagnosed with CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) 13 years ago, she retired from her career as social worker and began making quilts for a boys' home. She'd find out each boy's favorite colors, sports team, hobbies and incorporate these themes in their quilts. She also makes doll...
SUBMITTED BY AMY HICKMAN
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DETERMINATION
LISA F. I nominate my Mom because she is always determined to me being as good as I can and being as smart as I can. She always wants be to be good at everything and if I don’t do good the first time she tells me don’t give until you have done it. When I play soccer or any sport and I fall or keep messing up she tells me...
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BEING THERE
KIM L. My hero is my mom. She has been there with me through it all and I love her with every inch of my heart. No matter if I am good or bad, she is always there for me and will never leave. Some people are embarrassed by how much their mom or dad care about them not me. They find it embarrassing I find it as honoring...
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HARD WORK
COLIN K. My hero is my dad. My dad is pretty much the most amazing person I have ever known. He sacrifices so much for my brother and I. He works all 7 days a week all day everyday. He gets up at 5 o’clock just so he can get ready for a full day of work. My dad has always put me, my mom and my brother first. He does...
SUBMITTED BY HAVEN K.
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