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You always hear about the people who do wrong hurt others take advantage rob and steal But they are the minority There are people considered heroes who are everyday real people who step up to the challenge and help others when theyre needed You also always hear or once heard stories that contain a hero called legends They are legendary heroes These two words are used together in the same subject but have very different meanings A hero is someone who puts his own personal safety at risk to accomplish something no one else could gather up the courage to accomplish They are people with a seed of greatness that show they can think and act decisively in tough situations but most importantly stand up for their beliefs According to the Oxford English Dictionary a man of super human strength or ability said to be the offspring of a god or goddess and a human being This is different from my idea of a hero An American Anthropologist Margaret Mead stated Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world indeed its the only thing that ever has A perfect example of a thoughtful committed citizen hero is a woman by the name of Rosa Parks She was a black woman who refused to give up her seat on the bus for a white man Her stand for equality started the Civil Rights Movement Although she didnt do anything physically spectacular she had the courage to slay the monster of segregation She stood up for her beliefs by sitting down Such a thing of heroes has been around since the time of Homer writing epics and ancient mythology Homer made illustrious warriors the subject of his stories The heroes were of great strength and did brave and noble deeds This use of the word should not be confused with the slang used today in the United States The word hero
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