Hero Essay

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Brian Wang
Period 4
Ms. Hollingsworth
November 2, 2012
The Meaning of a True Hero
A true hero can be anyone. Heroes are not limited to being tall and strong, as portrayed in many modern films. Instead, a true hero can be a frail woman, a sickly child, or even a disabled man. This is because a true hero is one who goes to the extremes and perform above and beyond expectations, often at the risk of his or her safety, to help those in need. Virgil’s Aeneas from Aeneid, and Clara Barton from the Civil War, perfectly...
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