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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 11 2011: My best friend is my hero. We don't agree, many times, even about fundamental beliefs, but we always know that we are on the same team. My friend is sincere, passionate, and willing to go out and do what they think should be done. I am inspired and highly motivated by this person because, even when I feel hopeless, I know that I can look to my best friend and see that there are countless things that are not only worth doing but within reach!

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