I Admire the Unsung

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    Eileen Nearne, British Secret Agent During World War II

    She was 89 and, except for her ginger haired cat, died alone in her Southwestern England flat. The news media got hold of her story when it was discovered that she had numerous war medals, earned for her efforts supporting the French resistance fighters during World II. This...
    frito414 frito414
    56-60, F
    22 Responses Sep 15, 2010

    My Student

    It was my very first few weeks teaching for my current company. I went down to the supermarket to pick up this drink I was addicted to and waited in line to pay. The middle age woman manning the cashier gave me a quick glance after her perfunctory good morning and paused...
    june1999 june1999
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Oct 12, 2009

    Everyday Heroes...they're Right In Front of Us

    If I were a business owner I'd hire those fast food and convenience shop gas station workers....mostly smart as a whip, many kindhearted, capable of defusing an angry customer while despensing lottery tickets and possibly even passing the mustard for an impatient hot dog...
    frito414 frito414
    56-60, F
    10 Responses Oct 2, 2009

    My Every Day Heros.

    There are people that are in my life. That are everyday hero's. That I feel like they should be thanked every single day. They would be any branch of the military. Nurses, doctors, surgeons, emt's, and firefighters. They put their lives on hold for every one else that is out...
    ac1986 ac1986
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2011
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