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Old 02-17-2013, 09:46 PM   #1
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Heros

Didn't find a thread on this so, maybe a good time.

Who is/are your Hero(s)?

It can be a group of people, a single person, etc.

For me, I have a special place in my heart for firefighters.
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:31 AM   #2
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:58 AM   #3
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I admired this Marine. His shooting skills were amazing. He shot and killed an enemy combatant at 2500 feet. My best shot was only 800 meters.

Carlos Hathcock (May 20, 1942 – February 23, 1999) was a United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills. Hathcock's record and the extraordinary details of the missions he undertook made him a legend in the Marine Corps. His fame as a sniper and his dedication to long-distance shooting led him to become a major developer of the United States Marine Corps Sniper training program. He was honored by having a rifle named after him: a variant of the M21 dubbed the Springfield Armory M25 White Feather.

I got his autograph before he died. Also, have met Marines who were in WW I, WW II, Korea, Vietnam, Beruit...those guys are my heroes as well.

Semper Fi...
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:27 AM   #4
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I have only one HERO.

That HERO is my Father who raised me from birth and watched over me as I grew up to be the person I am today.

In my lifetime, I saw him build our homes from digging the foundations to putting on the shingles. He did this without blue prints or without any power tools.

He made me get up before sunrise everyday so I can go fetch the horses. He had me help in the cornfields and the watermelon patches during the summer.

He will be 84 years old this year and I cannot go a day without thinking of him especially if I come upon a situation where I realize I am asking myself "What would my Father do"?

Shizhe'ii, you are the best!
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In a sort of "influenced by someone's work" type thing I'd say
Hunter S. Thompson, Warren Ellis, Craig Johnson, Billy Corgan, Jack LaLanne

In a spiritual context I'd say: Jesus Christ, Lau Tzu Wayne Dyer.

In a familial context I'd have to say my grandmother (whose brother is the chief, If we were Cherokee, would that make her a Cherokee princess? )
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even though there was a lot of tragedy in his life, I've always admired Jim Thorpe.

but also Bruce Lee, Dolly Parton, Divine, & Jimmy Carter.






yeah, kind of an eclectic list....
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