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Characteristics of a hero:

Brave High values Strong leader


Honest Courageous
Trustworthy
Good communicator
Motivated
Extraordinary Talent
Inspirational
Confident Strength
Hopeful

Adventurous Responsible to others


Positive
Intelligent
Good Role Model
Who are your heroes?
Defining a personal hero is a bit like allowing our diaries to be
published. Through our choice of heroes, we spell volumes
about ourselves. We reveal our individual values and
comment on those we perceive to be lacking in the world
around us. Our heroes represent the best of ourselves, yet
being human and therefore flawed, they also allow us to
accept our limitations.
Who are your heroes?
Hatred paralyzes life; love
releases it. Hatred confuses
life; love harmonizes it. Hatred
darkens life; love illuminates it.

Martin Luther King Jr.


Who are your heroes?
"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow
has not yet come. We have
only today. Let us begin."

Mother Teresa
Who are your heroes?

Houston, Tranquility Base here. The eagle has landed.


Thats one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.
Neil Armstrong,
Upon landing on the Moon,
July 20, 1969
Who are your heroes?
I'm here to fight for truth, and justice, and the American way.

Superman
Written by: Joe Shuster
&
Jerry Siegel
Who are your heroes?
"Firemen are going to get killed. When they
join the department they face that fact. When
a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of
bravery has been accomplished. What he
does after that is all in the line of duty. They
were not thinking of getting killed when they
went where death lurked. They went there to
put the fire out, and got killed. Firefighters do
not regard themselves as heroes because
they do what the business requires."

Edward Croker
Source: Chief, FDNY 1899-1911
Who are your heroes?
Uncle
Father
Mother

Grandparents Friends Aunt


Who are your heroes?
I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career.
I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I
have been entrusted to take the game winning
shot . . . and missed. And I have failed over and
over and over again in my life. And that is why . . .
I succeed.

Michael Jordan
Who are your heroes?
I have learned over the years that when one's
mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing
what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks
Who are your heroes?
Even if I don't finish, we need
others to continue. It's got to
keep going without me.

Terry Fox
In Literature, what
is a hero?
1. A person noted for feats of
courage or nobility of purpose,
especially one who has risked
or sacrificed his or her life.
2. In mythology and legend, a
hero is a man, often of divine
ancestry, who is endowed with
great courage and strength,
celebrated for his bold
exploits, and favoured by the
gods.
3. The principal male character
in a novel, poem, or dramatic
presentation.
Heroines
1. A woman noted for courage and daring action.
2. A woman noted for special achievement in a
particular field.
3. The principal female character in a novel, poem,
or dramatic presentation.

Many writers now consider hero, long restricted to men in the


sense "a person noted for courageous action," to be a gender-
neutral term. It is used to refer to admired women as well as men
in respected publications.