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Dave Lim

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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?"

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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:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/02/13/assignment_america/main4802049.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hero
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTVKmZZN39I

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    Oct 13 2011: My heroes everyday in my life are kids I teach in my classroom. No matter how vulnerable I feel about not knowing enough to pull their best potential out, they are still full of hopes, believing what I teach them as very valuable knowledge for them. Looking at their eyes trying to fill with newer elements of their lives makes me feel motivated to move forward, learn new things so that I can teach better, and believe that I am shaping their thoughts to make better decisions in their lives.

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