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People who have lifted our spirits and given us hope through acts of kindness.
We honor animals who have saved lives and soothed spirits, and the people who have devoted their lives to helping animals.
Painters, musicians, photographers, filmmakers, actors and designers who have shared their talents and brought us a new vision of life.
Entrepreneurs who have successfully created businesses with regard for the needs of the community.
Citizens who have contributed to their communities in many ways.
Conservationists and activists who have dedicated their lives to preserving the environment for future generations.
Adventurers who celebrate the spirit of discovery.
Heroes who have taken their inspiration from a higher calling.
We honor heroes within our families and those who have been like family to us.
Individuals who have stood up for justice and human rights for all people.
Who inspires our heroes?
Heroes in the News
Associated Press stories which highlight current events about people who are making a difference in the lives of others.
Lifeguards, firemen, neighbors and strangers who have gone out of their way to save a life.
Characters in books and movies who have charged our imaginations with their acts of heroism.
Composers and singers whose meaningful lyrics, music, and concerts have benefited others.
Leaders who have worked passionately to promote peace and justice in the world.
These heroes use language to change the way we look at the world and help us to connect with one another.
Astronomers, chemists, physicists, and doctors who have advanced our understanding of how the world works.
Athletes and coaches whose incredible feats have inspired us to do our best.
Educators who have helped us discover our potential for success.
Women from all walks of life are heroes.
Authors whose writings have enriched and given meaning to our lives.
Young people who did not let their age deter them from their commitment to help make a difference.
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