Honoring the Hero Within Yourself

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Heroes are quite important for people to see and hear. Sometimes, though, the hero bubble gets burst and their humanity appears.

Dinner with a Dude?

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You’ve been given the chance to make dinner for a hero. Who’s it going to be?

The Hero’s Journey vs. The Heroine’s Journey: Rewriting Privilege

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Nicole Franklin speaks to an illustrator in the comic book genre who believes the true hero’s journey does not discriminate.

What I Want My Kids to Know About 9/11


This week, many parents wondered what to tell their children about the commemorations of the attacks on the World Trade Center of September 11, 2001. One blogger wrote down some pretty compelling talking points.

Why Do Superheroes Need Alter Egos?

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On the occasion of Batman’s 75th birthday, Thomas Fiffer explores the duality that defines superheroes.

Pick Up Your Free Copy of ‘Brothers Forever’

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If you aren’t moved by the story of fallen friends and comrades Travis Manion and Brendan Looney you’re a much harder nut to crack than I am.

Are there Superheroes Among Us?

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Patrick Hill found his calling as a firefighter, and honors the memory of those who lost their lives in service.

Heroes All Around Us: Bus Driver Saves Toddler Walking In the Middle of a Busy Street

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Three cheers for Mr. Clark, not just for going out of his way to save the life of a little boy, but for doing it with a love and compassion few of us will forget.

Man Catches Baby Falling From Apartment Window (video)

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Not only is Mr. Li a hero, but he wasn’t even thinking about being heroic, just that he was afraid he wouldn’t be able to catch the baby, who was teetering on the edge of a window sill.

Gen-Y, Rejoice! The ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ Are Coming Back To The Big Screen

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Your kids’ (or your) childhood heroes are coming back. Again.

Why This Generation Needs To Make Being Manly Cool Again


A young male writer takes his fellow Gen Y men to task.

Twin 7-Year-Old Boys Fight off Carjacker Who Stole Car While They Were in it (Video)


Two 7-year-old boys in Texas are being praised by law enforcement for their quick thinking after being caught in the middle of a carjacking.

Man Jumps Onto Subway Tracks, Saves Woman

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Reporter happens to witness rescue.

Firefighters Hunt Ruins, Find Lost Ring for Widow

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Boston crew fulfills a promise after last week’s deadly blaze.

An Intimate Interview With a Man on the Front Lines of the Ukraine Crisis


This is not a movie. This is not a video game. This is real life.

A Girl Is Threatened In A Rap Battle, And So The Judge Steps In To Deliver His Own Verse


A battle rap video turned ugly. And then, someone stepped in and made it inspiring.