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When I looked up the definition of a hero, the words noble, courageous, selflessness, and caring appeared across my ipad. Instantly I thought of my grandpa. I've always called my grandpa “Papa” since before I can remember. Papa was the most genuine, kind-hearted person I've ever known. He always put everyone before himself and did everything he could to better everyone else's life. My grandparents had 5 kids, when my grandma decided to move to Florida from Boston, my grandpa knew he needed to stay at the job he was at to support his family. Papa always displayed such noble characteristics thought out his life. From his work ethic, to his dedication to his family he was always honest and hardworking. Papa was a CFO until age 70. Papa was the most honest man. One day I went to publix with him and the cashier rang up three apples instead of four and when he got home and realized they didn't charge him for one of the apples, he made us go back and have them charge us for the apple. That's just one example of how genuine he really was. Papa was the most selflessness person, he always put others before himself. I remember when I was eight or nine my mom cooked something I really didn't like one night so I called papa and asked if he could pick me up some food. He dropped everything he was doing and ran out to pick me up something to eat. I knew I could always go to my …show more content…
He was given a prognosis of 6 months and lived to see age 87. He was so courageous, he never stopped fighting. He always said “I'm fighting for you kids, I want to see you grow up”. A hero isn't someone flying around in a cape saving a cat from a tree. To me, a hero is someone who never is noble and strives everyday to be the best person he or she could possibly be. I miss my grandpa everyday, but I know he has shown me all the moral righteousness I will need for the rest of my life. I hope someone admires me one day like I admire

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