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Young Men Want To Be Heroes: Let's Help Them Do It Right

Dr. Chris Howard | Posted 10.06.2013 | College
Dr. Chris Howard

I think it is quite appropriate that we as a society don't simply confine the idea of hero to one who earns his way to significance with knives, swords, bullets or guns. Doing so nurtures an unhealthy construct of masculinity often referred to by academics as hyper or false; you and I simply call it "macho."

Christina's World: On Story and Struggle

David Kudler | Posted 09.23.2013 | Books
David Kudler

It takes me a huge effort of will to write, even on good days. If I had to do it with only the use of one hand -- and the back of the hand at that? I can't imagine it. I'm awed by Nicole's determination.


Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama is right: It is important to focus on the extraordinary courage shown on the day of the shooting rampage. Because while you can train for what to do in an emergency, you cannot train someone to be heroic.

Heroes Among Us Every Day

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Wednesday, August 4, 5:40 PM. Outside Screen Gems Film Studios, Wilmington, NC. A large white Toyota pickup truck suddenly accelerated out of the st...