A hero is a quiet person that will do what needs to be done and the will slip off unobserved. They don't want or need to be thanked for what they do, the do it because they really care about people, animals and the world in which they live in.
A great sandwich.
Somebody who accepts their mortality in actions and understands their immortality in choices.
Hero is someone who does something without expecting something in return and puts someone else's needs over their own. Good mothers are the best heroes ever and people who choose to provide health and rescue services are too and people who risk their safety to help others.
In a recent interview with 2 holders of Britains highest medal the VC, 1 was a WW2 veteran the other an Irag vet.<br />
Both men said the other man was very brave & deserved his VC.<br />
Yet neither man could understand how they themselves had earned their own VC.<br />
Having the Courage, To do what was needed to save lives & yet not think it was a big deal is the true mark of a hero!
someone who sacrifices their own interests for the interests of others.
a person who is there for me, when I need them the most.
A person who is true to his or her virtues, triumph over challenges, does not want credit for their good deeds, genuinely cares about others, and uses words of wisdom as a weapon rather then violence.<br />
(Of course each situation is unique)<br />
There are a lot of great answers here!
Someone who stands up for others and what they believe in. Someone who tries to make the world a better place, and helps people while doing it.<br />
Billie Joe Armstrong, Gerard Way, Paul Newman, Frank Noelker, Gandhi
Someone who steps up when everybody else steps down.
A hero is a person generous enough to perform a useful service when conditions clearly discourage it.
Make the weak, strong. <br />
Make the scared, bold.<br />
Someone who could beat Chuck Norris right-winged ***. <br />
A good parent. <br />
Someone who can beat me at Madden. (No such person exists) <br />
Someone who does the right ******* thing at the right ******* time!