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Response: Where Have All the Heroes Gone?

September 25, 2000

I am a high school student, a senior, and my World History teacher said to do an oral and written report on who our heroes are.  Well of course in my generation, I headed to the Internet and I came across your article.  I really like it, and it does prove to be true. I asked some of my other classmates who they are doing theirs on and mostly responded with celebrities
names. I want to do someone who actually did something courageous, inspiring, and did good for people. I still don't know who I'll write mine on, but your article gave me a few more ideas. I think I'll print this out to my teacher, and wait to see what tomorrow's reports bring; to just see how much of my class is going to do as you predicted. I'll might even send another email saying who I wrote on and tell you what my classmates did.

But really thank you for pointing out who the REAL heroes are in the world, I appreciate your dedication for your independence in your ideas and not going with the crowd and saying that just celebrities are heroes just because their
rich and famous.

Thank you,

Amanda

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