Definition Essay On Unlikely Heroes

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Unlikely Heroes
When you ask a kid who a hero is, most likely they will reply with Superman, Batman, or somebody in tights and cape and though they may be fictional heroes, they are not real life heroes. They haven't felt heartbreak and triumph. They are simply drawing or figments of somebody imagination. If you ask teenager who a hero is, they will probably respond with some athlete, a football star or basketball star. Just because they had a perfect season or because they get asked for autographs all day doesn’t make them any more special from you and me. Famous people may have some tragic backstory, but don’t we all? Don’t we all deal with the ups and down of everyday life? According to Merriam Webster Online Dictionary, a hero is “a person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities” (“Hero”). Though that definition is correct, I think we can expand and improve it. A hero is somebody who helps another person, but he also helps to push them above and beyond what they thought they could personally do. Heros can think straight when it comes to emergencies, and they always help if they are at the right place at the right time. They encourage others to do great things and are very humble when it comes to any accomplishments. Putting the term “hero” into a class is kind of tricky. It starts out as a action, but
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It only counts if you know you helped out and that you feel better about yourself afterwards. Even though most people don’t think that a hero is inside of them, it only takes a split second to show what’s really on the inside. A hero is just an everyday person who takes it upon themselves to be more than just a leader, but rather someone who does the right in thing throughout all of their everyday actions. A hero could be me, or it could be you--it may seem unlikely, but your actions make it

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