What does it mean to be a hero?
Does it mean that a person should put on a cape, wear a mask, and prowl at night to fight crime when no one else will? Or does it mean that you need to be bitten by a radioactive spider, have the ability to summon lightning at will, or perhaps fly?
When you hear the word “hero”, you automatically think of the kinds of heroes who have powers or incredible amounts of money that could buy them all the gadgets they could ever want. However, it should not have to be this way.
Heroes are people who help someone up when they have fallen, instead of laughing at them fall. Heroes are people who share their lunch with someone who did not have enough food to eat that day. Heroes are people who speak a kind word to someone who has had a bad day. To be a hero means to recognise that someone needs something, and to do something about it.[read more]