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Who is my hero?

Joined: 9/30/2010
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_________My hero is my grandfather, who has had an active role in my life since the day I was born. My grandfather lived through a lot of important events in our country, like growing up during the Great Depression or training soldiers to fight in the Korean War. I am proud of him to have endured some of those traumatic times in our country. Also, my grandfather was a reporter for the Newark Evening News in New Jersey, before they closed down. So, he also went through the strike.
________There have been many stories my grandfather wrote that he told me about. Many of them have been exciting, like when he helped catch an escaped criminal by tackling him or trying to catch a bear and the park ranger and everyone, except my grandfather, climbed up a tree.
________It is not just his stories that makes him my hero, but the fact that he will drive five hours from New Jersey to Virginia for my birthday or a soccer game. My grandfather praises me for my hard work and good grades. He is the best grandfather I could ever ask or hope for. Possibly, because of him, that is why I am interested in pursuing a career as a journalist.
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