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Dave Lim

TEDx Ambassador, TEDxSingapore


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Who is your Everyday Hero?

By this I mean, a person who you see frequently as part of your life, work, school, etc.

Any age. Could be your neighbor, colleague, friend, family, someone you see in your neighborhood.

(Rather than a public figure, famous personality, etc living or not)

.. and share with us "Why?"

Topics: Hero

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It's wonderful to see all the tributes and recognition you have be giving your everyday heroes.

Many people cited heroes based on their disposition towards life and those who give of themselves to others, especially parents and grandparents.

As food for thought, and to share, here are some definitions of heroes:

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    Oct 5 2011: my mom. I see the stuff she goes through daily with her husband, and work, and she still manages to have a smile on her face and be a provider. I think if it were me on the other hand, I'd have an issue with this, but seeing her she is easily the epitome of who I want to be when I get older.

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