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My Grandfather As A Hero

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Everyone has someone they look up to as a role model or someone they strive to be like in some certain way. My grandfather is one of the most influential and important people in my life. He has taught me many of the life lessons I carry with me on a daily basis. I cherish the stories and experiences he has shared with me throughout life and would not trade them for anything in this world. His qualities and the way he lives his life have been a good leading example to me that I attempt to follow on a daily basis. To me, my grandfather is a symbol for how I should try to live my life. He is a symbol that represents many of the things I think it takes to be considered a good person. He is a symbol for the determination, selflessness, and positive attitude I want to have in this life. One of the redeeming qualities that my grandfather possesses is his determination. His determination has helped him reach many accomplishments and get him through some more difficult times. My grandfather was a anaesthesiologist for many years before he retired recently. His determination was a huge factor in helping him in college. While he was in college, he also had to work in order to support his family. He did this until he received his doctorate and then became a anaesthesiologist. My grandfather also use his determination to help him during his service in the military. He was a combat medic during the vietnam war and used his determination to make sure he made it back home safe while
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