Epic Hero Essay
9 September 2011
THE WOMAN I CALL HERO
A hero does not have to wear a costume or have super powers. A hero can be someone that is admired for his or her courage and noble qualities. A hero is a special person who always put the most important people in their lives before themselves. He or she cares about his or her well-being and tries to protect in various heroic ways. The hero in my life would have to be my “granny” Beverly Ann Pinckney Jefferson. She is a caring, motivated, optimistic, and loyal individual that I know I can always count on.
My granny is a woman that cares for everyone. She would care for a complete stranger if she feels he or she needs assistance. She is also known to be faithful and helpful individual in the community. I am a witness of her caring quality because she took me into her home. She didn’t have to do it, but she did it anyhow. She also put clothes on my back, food in my stomach, and a roof over my head to this day. She cares enough to do all of these things for me; so I know she would do it for others as well.
Grandma Bev is someone that wants everyone to be motivated at all times no matter what the situation may be. She never wants to see any individual sad or down in any way. If she can put a smile on your face, she will do so. She speaks to the younger generation to help them rise above the situations they may face. For example, whenever I feel discouraged, she always helps
me keep my eye on what I am striving towards. Not everybody has someone older or wiser to go to for advice or encouragement. My grandma is caring and long-patient enough to motivate others to do better than before. Her words of wisdom and motivation boost everyone’s spirits and inspire them to strive for a better future. She is providing something that everybody needs: a shoulder to lean on and some words of encouragement.
Beverly is a very optimistic. She is known as the backbone of the...