I Want to Know Who Your Hero Is

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    My Young Wifes Grandfather

    he made a change inthe direction my life was headed and taught meĀ  we are only as good as our wordshe never refused to talk to us and we did ask him soem different questions for 12 years oldhe taught us how to drive midgets them let use use the one our mother and her brother...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Sep 21, 2012

    The Duke

    From my earliest memories my dad was a John Wayne fan and I had no choice but to watch his movies. He was always the tough but good guy, the straight shooter, the savior. I came to admire and respect the man. When I was about 12 years old I wrote him a letter and was shocked...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Sep 13, 2009

    My First "True Hero"

        W hen I was 4 years old, I met my 1st hero.  It was outside the Civic Theater in Wichita Kansas.  They had Saturday cartoons and serial movies.  And this Saturday, My Hero was going to be there.  His name was Hopalong Cassidy.  He had been...
    mewold mewold
    66-70, M
    10 Responses Sep 13, 2009

    I Have Two!

    With out a doubt, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page. Words can't really explain why I love them so much, nor than they say how much, I think they are brilliant, and with out their music, I don't know what or where I would be today! Thank you Robert and Jimmy, you my heroes. And you...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 4, 2008

    Otep

    The lead singer of otep is my hero! She is so amazing! Her words are just...wow.... You should go look her up like on youtube or whatever. She makes great music and she is one of the best poets Ive ever known. I want to be just like her when I grow up.
    crookedspoons crookedspoons
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

    Who'S Your Hero?

    http://nethugs.com/inspirational/waiter-refused-service-becomes-hero/
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 29, 2013

    A Very Mild Mannered Guy

    Well once I was cutting brush for BC forestry and I hit a yellow jacket nest with my gas brush saw. The wasps swarmed me and I tried to run away but they followed me and kept stinging me. I was on the verge of panic and I didn't realise that I was running towards rose...
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Mar 3, 2008

    Charlie Chapman

    My great grandad R.I.P Charlie the greatest friend I ever had and great grandma Doreen too love you both miss you both. <3
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 23, 2013

    2 Heroes of Mine...

    first would be Major Richard Winters who commanded Easy Company 506th PIR, 101st Airbourne during world war two. he took command for the first time on D-Day itself, and led them  through some of the worst situations imaginable. He is also, in my opinion, a tactical genius...
    ES1991 ES1991
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2008

    Miyamoto Musashi

    Miyamoto MUsashi is my hero. he's the most famous samurai who has ever existed but in a way he was more than that. he was a warrior, a philosopher, an artist and a legend. his entire life story is like something out a a ancient godly legend from ancient times. he's a legend among...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 13, 2011

    Opened My Eyes

      Carl Sagan is definitely my hero. He opened my eyes to the possibilities and wonders of the Universe. He gave me inspiration for the future and helped me realize that there is so much more than this tiny planet.
    Dereknl Dereknl
    18-21, M
    Mar 7, 2008

    Heroes

    Anyone else heard the David Bowie song Heroes? It makes me cry sometimes. "We can be Heroes...just for one day!" My hero is Anna Politkovskaya (it's a mouthful, I know). She was an amazing Russian journalist who used her pen to really change a world she saw as unjust...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2008

    Rockstar

    Any rockstar is my hero! I have always been facinated by music and guitars drums the vocals being on stage in front of millions of people. Sounds amazing!!!!!!! Wish I could be one... Maybe I was one in a past life...haha yeah right. Maybe I will be one in the future....HAHAHA...
    cementerygates cementerygates
    16-17, F
    Mar 5, 2008
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