My Dad Is My Hero

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Definition Essay

Think about people who deserve status as heroes—from the past, from the present, from life, and from literature. What defines a hero? Write a multi-paragraph essay that develops your definition of heroism. Be sure to use strategies of definition (function, example, and negation) to guide your writing

A hero is brave, a hard worker, but never a wimp. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a child of a hero? My dad is the one I will be writing about. He has impacted my life this way for many reasons. To be honest, I am very proud to say i’m an Army child. Even if there were many difficulties of being one. My dad is one of my heros’. The reason why I count him as one of my heros’ is because he served in the Army for 17 years. He went to war quite a few times and could have lost his life, but he didn’t. My dad is obviously not a coward. He is brave and strong.

There are many reasons as to why my dad is a hero. One reason why my dad is my hero, is because he was in the Army and went to war. First off, this makes my dad a hero to me because he fought for our country. Our rights, freedom, for support, everything. He went overseas 3 times. Once to Iraq, then Kuwait, and then to Afghanistan. My dad went to Iraq 12 hours after I was born back in 2003. My dad and mom had me born 3
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He’s a hero because of what he does. He brings others joy and is super nice and friendly. Not to mention he helped make me the way I am today. Which i’m proud of. He isn’t someone who gets on people’s nerves and makes ne people upset or gets them angry. He’s not a bad person and I hope I turn out to be as great as he is. He is not no coward and definitely not a failure. He has achieved so much in life and I want to be able to achieve as much as he has. ”A true hero is not someone who thinks about doing what is right, but one that simply does what is right without thinking.” - Kevin Heath All in all, my dad is amazing and is truly a

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