I Want to Know Whom You Admire and Why

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    I Admire My Mom.

    I admire my mom, because she gave up her home, country, family, and her culture. She moved 8,000 miles to marry my dad. That had to take a lot of guts, to make such a blind decision. She had only known him for 6 moths. I was once engaged to be married to a beautiful lady from...
    doctorirwin doctorirwin
    46-50, M
    Aug 9, 2010

    I Admire Bill Hicks

    If you don't know who he is, my hero, Bill Hicks, now dead from cancer, was a stand up comedian. He's what every comic should aspire to be, a mixture of humour and the ancient tradition of being a truth teller, informing the public on key issues from a decent perspective and...
    CoolMike13 CoolMike13
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 13, 2013

    That Guy

    I'm not used to admiring lots of people, and many of them aren't celebrities. But there's one who's been inspiring, a lot as I grew up, and still now, although I've become less flexible on my personal values     Chris Carter   Why?   He's a visionary...
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    2 Responses Nov 18, 2008

    I Admire My Dad.

    I Admire my dad, because he dropped out of school at the end of the 8Th grade. Then when he got out of the service he took the test without taking any more classes, and went straight in to Eastern Washington University. Graduate with a 4.0. Then he went to W.S.U. and received his...
    doctorirwin doctorirwin
    46-50, M
    Aug 9, 2010

    Langston Hughes

    Amazing poet, no bullshit its just straight to the point and writing about an oppression so great at the time, that took balls. Everytime I think that something or someone is putting a chokehold on my dreams I just think of Oul Langston writing about missisippi and the injustice...
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    1 Response Jun 9, 2008

    Would Be

    my young wifes mother and her grandparents for taking me in when my family did not want me and eaching me to be aloving husband and how to be a man but also to teach me repsect forothers and to share with other with others even there was a learning curve how many parents and...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Aug 8, 2011

    A Few of Mine...

         My Father and Mother... The Apostle Paul St Francis   Martin Luther Abraham Lincoln Mahatma Ghandi Mother Theresa Martin Luther King Junior Winston Churchill Katherine Hepburn James Stewart John Fitzgerald Kennedy Ronald Reagan Gary Sinise...
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    5 Responses Jun 8, 2008

    In Real Life I Admire All Those Who I Need Most

    Taking positively though love XO
    WsW WsW
    22-25, F
    Jun 23, 2008

    Those Success In My Chosen Path

    I admire many individuals for many reasons. However, I find greatly admire and find hope in the transsexuals who have achieved the goal I seek. Those who have completed the journey and are the women they always knew they were. Calpernia Addams Writer/Producer/Entertainer...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2008
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