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3 World Heroes And 1 Reason Why

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Heroes. A hero is a concept that spans the ages, all the world, and any point of view you can throw at it.

During my 50 very odd years on this planet I've learned that there are hero shots, hero models, heroes from mythology and local heroes that make a tiny difference to those around and blush quietly on TV when they are celebrated.

For me heroes are those that I have grown up with, that I can't imagine a world without and, when they die leave my world a little darker by their absence. Not just darker though, but also a little more "progressed" because of their life and what they did with it. What these heroes do is almost invariably change something deep within me.

Some people can get a little squishy and gooey on the inside, and a lot squeaky and red on the outside when they meet or talk about their heroes. The overwhelming feeling I get when I meet or remember mine is of gratitude. I know that, without them, I would be a smaller person living in a beige world and…