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Mrs. Whatsit's A Wrinkle In Time

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A 2014 National Geographic study of 4,000 Americans found that about 72% of Americans acted in a heroic way. This proves that heroism is everywhere, even if does not seem like it, anyone can be inspiring. Many jobs need to be filled with brave people, literature like A Wrinkle in Time has heroes, and even everyday people can act fearlessly.
Lots of jobs need fearless people, like a firefighter. They have to go out almost everyday to burning buildings and take out the fires, sometimes even going inside the extremely hot, crumbling buildings just to save people. Even some non-dangerous jobs can have bold people, like an attorney. It may not seem like much because it doesn’t have action or suspense, but in a way an attorney can be a heroic person. They go out in front of many people to protect a person from jail, even sometimes death, whether they want to or not. There are many jobs that involve bold people.
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Before she went and met IT, Mrs. Whatsit tells her, "My child, do not despair. Do you think we would have brought you here if there were no hope? We are asking you to do a difficult thing, but we are confident that you can do it. Your father needs help, he needs courage, and for his children he may be able to do what he cannot do for himself." This gives Meg some courage and eventually she fights the powerful IT by herself and is victorious, saving the people of Camazotz. Even people who don’t save entire planets can be heroes, like in the book series, The Octonauts, there is a group of underwater explorers who help any animal in need, big or small. Many characters in English literature can be inspiring and even inspire
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