ole models are important. They help us become the person we want to be and inspire us to make a difference. Choosing wisely means that you are influenced correctly and will help you be the best person you can be.
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Author T.A. Barron says that his bestselling children's books about the legendary Merlin allow him to explore the idea that "all of us have a magical person hidden inside of ourselves." It is this belief that led him to create the Barron Prize for Young Heroes, which encourages young people to find their inner hero and make a difference in the world.
One of life's great certainties (along with death and taxes) is that somewhere in the course of your child's education at least one teacher will ask him to compose an essay about a favorite hero.
“In Thailand, children as young as 10-years old were heroes during the 2004 tsunami because they knew the early warning signs of a tsunami, and were able to alert beach goers around them in time. Lives were saved, including theirs.
I think that it is important to make a distinction between the heroic figures that we value and the role models that have impacted our lives. What are the characteristics that differentiate our heroes from those people who have acted as role models for us? How do heroes and role models affect our behavior and the way we relate to the world?
Heroism. What a simple and innocent concept.