Hero Essay

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A hero. Let me guess, you just thought of superman, batman or spiderman. Sure, they are heroes. But they are not the only heroes. Many people cant see past that fog to the real heroes. Heroes are selfless. Every second of the day, people are out their risking their lives so that we can have a happy life. Soldiers are taking bullets and Firefighters are being burned to death saving us. Even your mom is a hero in some ways. Without her there might be no dinner on the table or clean clothes in your closet. You might even be a hero. When you walk down the street and see a beggar, most turn there noses and walk away. But some take the time and money to give one dollar to the poor man. One dollar. To you its just another thing of the past within 20 seconds, but to him it is a life saving meal to his starving son that gives him the strength to live just a little longer. Just because of one dollar. A really good example of a hero would be Olivia Bouler, an 11-year old girl who paints pictures of coastal birds to raise money. Olivia has painted hundreds of pictures of birds. With this money wildlife protection can be supported and animals that covered in oil can be cleaned. This makes her a hero considering that she could be spending her hours with her friends and having sleepovers, but she is so selfless that she is giving up some of that so she can do what she believes is right. She cares more about the well being of animals then her free time. “Love Triumphs: 6-year-old Becomes a Hero to Band of Toddlers, Rescuers” is a perfect example of heroism. Deamonte Love was a 6 year old who guided 6 children to safety after Hurricane Katrina. What really represents heroism is that he did it without thinking. He did what he thought was right and without him those children probably wouldn’t of survived. Deamonte was doing all he could at that age before his mind had been filled

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