Category Archives: definition of a hero

What Was His Name?

This is an interesting post on Facebook by a friend of a friend of mine.  The author’s name is Dany Holmes.  I apologize if any of you are offended by her use of language, but I can’t say I disagree … Continue reading

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In the Space of a Heartbeat

I was on the internet when I read the news.  A gunman had forced his way inside an elementary school in Connecticut and started shooting.  Among the victims were 20 children and six members of the faculty and staff.  Sadness … Continue reading

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Unlikely Hero

I remember in great detail a day that I was in high school.  It may seem insignificant to some.  I thought it was at the time myself. But the more years I have behind me, the more I realize that … Continue reading

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