5 Steps to Begin Building a Heroic Culture


Hero Construction Company’s Adam Hartley investigates how we can all strive to be more heroic in our daily lives.

The Best Man I Ever Met

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Jeff Goins shares how a teenage dad living in the Guatemala City dump taught him how to be a better man.

What Would You Do If the Whole World Thought You Were a Hero For Something You Didn’t Do?


Do you live the rest of your life knowing you are a beloved and successful fraud or do you risk cultural infamy and admit to the truth?

Heroes, Race, and a Man Named Washington


Brian Shea seeks to come to terms with the legacy of George Washington, and without the usual excuses.

News to Know: 8-Year-Old Hero Saves 6, Dies Trying to Save 7th


— 8-year-old Tyler Doohan is a warrior you need to know about. During the final breaths of his life he waded through a burning mobile home and brought six of his relatives to safety. But his disabled grandfather, a man he considered his best friend, was still in the house. So Tyler went back into […]

100 Words On Heroes


Two men offer their perspectives on heroes for the first ‘100 Words on Heroes’.

100 words on Heroes 12/22: A Call For Submissions


Call for Op-Ed submissions: 100 words on heroes/heroism.

Want to Talk? This Guy Will Listen

What's your superpower?

Not all superheroes wear tights, and not all superpowers are BIG. See this guy use his awesome-but-simple power for good.

How Heroes Are Made: Washington Heights Fire Dramatic Rescue [Video]

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Four stories up, a man’s life hangs in balance as he perches precariously on a window ledge while smoke billows outward. Two neighbors try desperately to help him before firefighters arrive. The video tells all.

“In culture, acts of heroism or valor are expected of men, but in reality those acts ARE pure love.”


This is a comment by Shalom Ormsby on the post “The Aftermath: What I Learned from the Boston Bombings”.

The Aftermath: What I Learned from the Boston Bombings


Lisa Hickey was changed by the bombings, in unexpected ways. Here, she shares how.

#51:The Man in the Cowboy Hat

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Two senseless tragedies, one heroic father: Carlos Arredondo.

If They Were Somebody. They Are Somebody.


Caring deeply for Guantánamo Bay detainees is not un-American.

What Are You Prepared to Do?

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In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.

Heroes and Heroines

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Men, could you hold down the fort while your wife braved the storm to rescue a stranded family member?

Iris: The Story of a Polio Mother


The story of a boy from Hardscrabble, Illinois, and his courageous mother.