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Robert E. Lee: The Best Civil War General
Almost everybody knows about the civil war, but does anyone really know who the best general of it was? He was born into a military family, and was married to the great-granddaughter of George Washington (Compton’s). The man, the myth, the legend, this man is General Robert Edward Lee. He was praised for many of his decisio...
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Why Martin Luther King Jr was an American Hero
To begin with, a hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. A good example of a hero is Martin Luther King Jr. He is the hero I choose because he is a remarkable person and a role model for everyone. He changed people's lives forever. He stood up for civil rights...
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My Hero
The best way out is always through (Robert Frost). Heroes can be found anywhere; they do not need any kind of super powers to do what is right Octavio (uncle) is one of them. Heroes are role models of society, and the reason is because they play several important characteristics in people’s lives, such as talents, bravery,...
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Courage and My Heroic Father
The word “Courage” possesses many meanings to many different people. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen,” Winston Churchill had said. It’s something everyone has in them, at one point in their lives. Someone that has Courage; compassion and understanding is...
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Helen Keller
Helen Keller, a strong independent woman who might have needed help on the outside but on the inside her eyes were wide open she even says “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart” she didn’t need to see the world she could feel it within her. Born in...
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James Braddock: A Great Sports Hero Who Worked Hard to Provide for His Family during the Great Depression
    The Great Depression was one of the hardest times America has gone through as a country. Many people struggled to get by in the horrible economy, and it caused many people a lot of suffering. One person did a great job at pushing through these rough times, and his name was James Braddock. James Braddock was considered a...
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How a Book Can Impact One's Life
“It’s in the activities an individual learns his strengths and limitations.” (Jason Crowe). Some people say that writing a book is a boring or pointless activity, but to my uncle, writing a book was the best thing that could have ever done in his lifetime. The book that he wrote is called Eras of Excellence. He wrote the bo...
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My Mother My Hero
What makes a person a hero? What actions does a hero take? A hero is someone who has impacted your life in any way. My special hero is my mother Martha, a hard-working individual with an enormous heart. My mother has never failed to be there for me when I needed her the most. An extremely wise, generous and strong human bei...
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Integrity in The Crucible
Being honest and true is everyone's goal in life. Integrity is about
being a true and whole person which is attempted by many people. The
Crucible, by Arthur Miller, has many characters who favor integrity by
admitting mistakes and refusing to lie just to save their own lives. John is the main example of the true meaning...
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Agent Orange and How it Changed my Life
The American Cancer Society states, “About 3 million Americans served in the armed forces in Vietnam and nearby areas during the 1960s and early 1970s, the time of the Vietnam War. During that time, the military used large amounts of mixtures known as defoliants, which are chemicals that cause the leaves to fall off plants....
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