Great Bravery: The Definition Of Heroism

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Heroism Who or what do I define? People put their own lives at risk because of me. Everyday people come to find out that they’ve had me in them all along. Anyone can have it inside of them but many do not realize it, until it’s too late. It comes at the best and worst moments, but you can be the only one to pursue. You mostly see me in police officers and fire fighters, both who put their own lives on the line to save others and don’t think twice about saving themselves. No one is limited to me, but don’t let yourself think it can’t be in you. There are many definitions for me, but you’re the only one who can find out what I mean to you. Many heroic actions people perform can be frightening, but there is nothing wrong with being judged, remember I’m defined as “Great Bravery”. Anyone can become a hero. You don’t need a costume with a cap or have any special powers to be considered a hero. All you need is the willfulness to defy all the odds that go against you. If you’re not scared, you’re not doing it right. It is perfectly normal to feel afraid before performing a heroic action. We are only human, we…show more content…
Law enforcement officers in today society are looked down on, when they used to be looked at as heroic icons. There are millions of police officers on the roads right now patrolling the street to protect you and I. It’s upsetting to know that some people take them for granted and would rather see them dead than using their own life to protect theirs. Heroes are not always considered heroes. People we look up to can make mistakes, but it’s only because no one is perfect. Perfection is not an achievable goal, but it is a good goal to set. Knowing you may not reach your goal shouldn’t discourage you, but inspire knowing that you can always become better. There won’t be a hero out there to save everyone, because they’ll never be perfect, but they definitely
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