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There are no heroes there are men who achieve deeds of heroic dimension 43 Those words that Gallico said describe what a hero for me is To achieve deeds of heroic dimension a person need to have qualities of heroic dimension such as self sacrifice perseveranceand going beyond the normal Roberto Clemente Walker is the hero that I picked Clemente was born in Barrio San Anton in Carolina Puerto Rico in August 18 1934 He was an African-American Puerto Rican who suffered prejudice but overcame it successfully He had a very difficult life but he still prevailed as an extraordinary baseball player and as a person Clemente is a hero with the heroes qualities of self sacrifice perseverance and going beyond the normal One of the most important qualities of a hero is self sacrifice and fortunately my hero has it Clementes self sacrifice when helping others was outstanding He even died trying to help others because of an earthquake in Nicaragua in 1972 Clemente decided to go and take them medical supplies clothing and food even though the weather was extremely bad His airplane crashed just after take off and Clemente and all the passengers died Another example of Clementes self sacrifice involves his carrer No one gets to his level without hard work and Clemente was not an exception He practiced so he could be the He said I want to be remembered as a player who gave all he had to give 4 Another important quality of a hero is perseverance and Clemente had a lot of itClemente was an African-American Puerto Rican trying to reach the major leagues At the time he played there was a lot
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