I Know Real Heroes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    A Friend's Theory

    My mate said to me the other day that she reckons all us normal people are the heroes. Who else pays taxes for the greedy PMs? Who buys that idiot singer their album, thus paying them money for a roof over their head. Do celebrities run into buildings on fire to save someones...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 16, 2007


     I used to volunteer as a rape victim advocate,and every one of those advocates there are wonderful.They have reached out to so many lives,helping them heal.
    blackcat blackcat
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2007

    My Grandparents

    They practically raised me and showed me that unconditional love still existed. They were together til death did they part and even though he died a few years after her, his heart died the day she did. They were truly in love and give me hope that I'll be sitting on that porch in...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Oct 17, 2007

    I've known cops or firefighters.

    Soldiers and social workers. EMT's and just ordinary people who do increadible things!!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Oct 3, 2014

    Heroes are those who are kind,

    have a big heart, loving, and caring. These heroes are idolized by the young though the old. These courages honorable people could change many people lives by simply just being there for others. They are able to change a person sad and depressing world into a happy and joyful...
    Custos1 Custos1
    18-21, M
    Oct 3, 2014


    The creation of superheroes in the movies or comics corresponds to the troubled or difficult times. The cultural content of these books is to give hope to readers and to help them overcome a crisis. So here we have a perfect example of catharsis and this is not to be overlooked...
    FreeGemini FreeGemini
    41-45, M
    Jan 27, 2013

    Police, Fire, and of Course... Ems! (not to Mention Our Troops!)

    My fellow volunteer and even paid members of Police, Fire and EMS organizations that protect pur communities, our property and our lives... underpaid, overworked and seldom thanked. And of course our US TROOPS! They are awesome! Proud to know some TRUE superheros...
    HalfMyHeart HalfMyHeart
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2007

    An Unexpected Military Story

    Now you are probaly expecting for me to say that all military members are heroes. well I might feel like that but this is a story out of uniform. Normaly medals are only given out with branch. A Navy Marine Corps achievement medal for example is usualy only given out to sailors...
    Karalas Karalas
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 16, 2007

    Real Life Hero.

    I know this person. Lets call him T. I have known him for almost a decade now. Life threw him a big challenge. He was diagnosed with Kidney failure. Both Kidneys not functioning. This puts T in a situation. He has to undergo dialysis twice in a week. So he could not have a...
    rohitra rohitra
    36-40, M
    Dec 5, 2012
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