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I Have a Hero

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    Heroes...

    One of my heroes died last week, aged 97.  He was heroically kind, heroically humble, heroically compassionate.  Maybe not the usual virtues we associate with heroes, but they are virtues I value and he had them in spades.  My father was my first hero, for his...
    mejaka mejaka 41-45, F Feb 5, 2008

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    Two Amazing Ladys

     My hero's are people that I have never meet. But two lady's that I have gotten to know for hmm... one has been almost two years, another a year... These lady's I meet on here. I look up to them. I see what they are grown to be. And they are fantastic woman. I dream of...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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    My Amazing Grandma

    My Hero is my Grandma. She just has this inner strenght that just amazes you. I mean, come on, how many Grandma can run the Robin Hood Marathon at age 60 something then go onto do the Race for Life and then the Santa Run? The miles that adds up to is crazier than the...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    I am a Christian. Jesus Christ is my Hero.

    I also believe personally that people who are willing to die so others can live are heroes. I believe that when a person is making choices that hurt themselves or others then actually stop making those harmful choices, they are a hero to themselves. I do believe there are...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 25

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    J is for Jaures  At 15,

    they were already tired as old menTheir lives were over from the very startEach month was like decemberWhat a life our grandparents hadDrinking absinthe and attending high masses...They were old before being borneWhen your body's leashed 15 hours a dayIt leaves your face grey as...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response May 18

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    A Hero of Mine

     I have many heroes. Here's the story of one of them. I moved to a different state just before the third grade. I always felt like the outsider, and generally the one picked on. This continued through Jr High. One of the things that happened during this time frame, was...
    Jamminman Jamminman 41-45 Jul 22, 2008

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    May You Rest In Peace

    Date - 23rd August 2012 Wake up to find my mum crying..no idea why..I just figure she must be on one of her mood swings, she has them at times.. Hours goes by. 5:00pm - We go to Hospital..I still have no idea why. There, I see..My Uncle. Dead. He died from Cancer, fighting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23, 2012

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    Uncle Buck. My hero is a man

    who sadly isn't with us anymore, i'm of course talking about the late great John Candy. He was a very underrated comedian and a very kind man, no one had anything bad to say about him and he never had anything bad to say about them either. He was proof that you don't need to...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Truly Differnt

        Commando Extraordinary, German Colonel Otto Skorzeny. The phrase “thinking outside the box” should have his picture next to it.    Winston Churchill modeled the British Commandos after this man’s elite troops. He once caused...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 28, 2009

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    Don't judge me but I can't stop thinking of vic

    Fuentes. He's kind of saving me from suicide. He's like my hero. I do cut and when I do it I feel like I didn't cause I know vic is trying to save teens from suicide. But sometimes it's too hard. I just been hoping that someday I can meet my hero. He seems like my only family...
    lifesasecret127 lifesasecret127 13-15, F Jun 26

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    Related Experiences

    The Hero Gets this Girl. I Wish it Was like So Long Ago, When We Knew Who the Hero Was. It would be so Nice if it Were So Simple Now like it Was Like Back Then. Its Often Hard to...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    Actually, it's what I wanted-at a time. I wanted to be all the people I looked up to. I didn't just want to be like them, I actually wanted to be them. In a way I did. I became...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 30

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    I'm holding up for a hero till the end of the night. He's gotta be strong and he's gotta be fast and he's gotta fresh from the fight. I need a hero. Yup. That's me. Just jamming...
    oxoAlbertaoxo oxoAlbertaoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My mom and step dad are on heroin and she has admitted it to me. she clearly spends all of her money on heroin as we never have groceries. my 10 year old brother moved to my...
    kinzieluv kinzieluv 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have been through hell and back and I am still lost. When I was younger I was very curious. I have Asperger's syndrome, didn't know until about two years ago. That explains a lot...
    dopegirrl dopegirrl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    That was an awesome show.. i miss it... is Heroes Reborn coming??
    TusharStone TusharStone 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Once get more info, I'll be eventually working for a fire department in Maryland. Then I'll be a hero to the people and save people all while getting paid!! 😁👍
    VGod888 VGod888 18-21, M Jul 14

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    I think the hero really lowers the bad guys self esteem and motivation for living after a while lol
    himynameishikari himynameishikari 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm the hero of this story I don't need to be saved
    7dreamlevels 7dreamlevels 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    They will always be heroes to me :) I will always support them as well!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not necessarily saying that I am or am not a super hero, but I do occasionally stand with my hands on my hips.
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    It's great that soldiers cared enough to fight for our country. But a hero is definitely NOT someone who goes to other countries and kills other people. It's stupid to kill people...
    alysssaa alysssaa 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Heroes don't wear capes, they wear dog tags."
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can be your hero, baby.. I can kiss away the pain.. I can be your hero, baby.. You can take, my breath away...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F Jul 5

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    2 years ago I was a different person. I was not the person you see today. I would get drunk every day and would take pills. I was addicted to xanax and opiates. I started doing...
    Jasmin1017079 Jasmin1017079 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    When asked to identify a big challenge he had overcome, author John Green said: "I have not overcome it. I have a serious anxiety disorder. I have learned to live with it. If...
    MarcRider MarcRider 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am a 26 year old woman with a 3, 4 & 5 year old. My husband is an addict and currently in rehab about to be done the end of the month. We have been together for six years next...
    peanutscrazy48 peanutscrazy48 26-30, F Jun 25

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    Religious people say that Atheists or those of a different religion go to hell (or an equalivant of that) right? Let's just say Atheists for simplicity's sake. What if an Atheist...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    My big brother has always been my hero as we grew up in a very abusive home. The day of my first chemo treatment, he called me with this conversation being on speaker phone and his...
    Lace51 Lace51 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Just moved to Scottsdale AZ. Used to love in Chicago and now I have no connect. Can anybody help?
    hyride99 hyride99 18-21, M Jul 11

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    There are so many ... "Growing Pains" especially when they brought in Dusty Springfield to share the vocals with BJ Thomas ... "we're the luckiest dreamers who never quit dreaming...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    My partner is an addict. He was clean when we met. Been dabbling again for almost a year, occasionally at first, once a month or so but almost daily for at least the last 2 months...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F Jul 13

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    I am a level 1 hero with a flaming demon sword and my name is demon knight if u don't know what chuunibyou is watch te first 5 episodes join if u want
    13andGay 13andGay 13-15, M Jul 13

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    Add me if you're currently playing Marvel Heroes 2015 or Dead Island Epidemic for fun time!
    LadyPewPew LadyPewPew 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    IN the depths of depression and self hate a savior i do look for. Nothing seems to take away my depression. I don't even know why i'm depressed what is the core reason? I just know...
    Synapsethroughspace Synapsethroughspace 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My brother is 10 years older than me. Growing up my brother was always my hero. It seemed there was/is nothing he couldn't do. One day mom told me my brother was gay. I was so...
    TroyPaladin TroyPaladin 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I played Guitar Hero for like 5 hours yesterday and it made me miss the times I played with my ex. But then I had some popcorn and got over it.
    JadedMoonbeam JadedMoonbeam 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    (First of all, English is not my first language,so, please, forgive my mistakes) Last mother's day, I went thought a list of: 'The greatest things my mother has done for me' I read...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I esp. admire those who have led lives of adversity, and simply get on with their lives and do not whine about what they have been through. I know there are people in EP...
    ColleenOhara ColleenOhara 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    I was tortured and terrorized by my ex husband. My father also played a huge role in this. I have been been befriended by people just so they could poison me and bring havoc on my...
    JustifiedOmega JustifiedOmega 36-40, F Jun 28

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    When my mum died my brother wanted to be the hero, he even tried to stop me going to her funeral and his lucky i did't whack him on the day because he hurt me more than anyone...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm so tired of being told how to feel. People are judging things they don't understand. If I want to be angry at the man who abandoned me, I'm allowed to. No one can tell me...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F Jun 30

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    Amongst my dearest friends I am the one who supports them and gives them strength. I do not show my vulnerability in front of my friends because they are sensitive. If I'm sad they...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Stormtroopers don't have bad in. In ANH, they had to let Han, Luke and Leia escape so that they would lead Vader to the rebel base. So the stormtroopers had to shoot to miss. When...
    Hoplite39 Hoplite39 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    i am trying to find people to talk to i almost had 6 months and i effed it up :( but i am starting over its been a week since i used. i dont know what happened life was starting to...
    bigfatcarolyn bigfatcarolyn 22-25 2 Responses Jul 5

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    The very first day I had my period, I had just turned twelve a week before. My parents birthday gift to me was to trust me walking around town alone for a set time, and then...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I am on vacation in the beautiful garden island of Kauai this summer for the entire month of July and I have been recoding videos of me snorkeling in and been posting them on my...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Jul 9

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    I shot up heroin once but it actually was to stop myself from getting a heart attack. I had been doing too much speed and coke and I decided to do 4 massive lines of speed. My...
    Vencrion Vencrion 18-21, M