Our Definitions links and research for searching for heroes.
This second URL provides a different definition and the writer's personal heroes. USA
http://usa-hero.com -- A good source for American heroes
http://canada-heros.com/-- A good source for Canadian heroes
Lots of games and the famous tv show come up. We present two active links:
Heroes- TV Series
http://www.nbc.com/heroes/ Peace Heroes
Some of the links don't work, but othes do with nice stories and some photos. Greek Roman and Mythical Heroes
This page starts with Jason and the Argonauts on short illustrated pages with the entire list of heroes below the entry page. http://www.fristcenter.org/site/exhibitions/exhibitiondetail.aspx?cid=792
This site offers a nice descriptiion wuith stories in a 34:45 minute recorded audio tour and has a quiz to find out which Greek hero you are most like. http://www.pantheon.org/areas/heroes/
Encyclopedia Mythica defines Heroes and provides a wide range of heroes and short articles to explore. http://heroesofhistory.com/offers short biographies of historical heroes, bibliographies and links for additional research.
In addition there are sections on The Values of heroes, Reading, offering key books to find and read.
Links for additional research on these heroes pages provide hours of fun exploration and only await your click.
CNN Heroes celebrates"Everyday People Changing the World"
CNN is about ordinary heroes with Story | Speech | How to help
sections for each person. http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cnn.heroes/index.html
Searching with ask.com, we found
Jamaican National Heroes
http://www.jis.gov.jm/special_sections/Heroes/Heroes.htm Philippine Nationl Heroes
Very short biographies.
Some with no more than a name and an image with birth and death years.
http://www.betterworldheroes.com/ is dedicated to a daughter-sister-friend and has 1000 Heroes considered to
" Be a Hero for a Better World
every act of compassion makes a difference..." Bios are brief, with illustrations and interesting advertisement links.
One leads to a charity working with AIDS in Africa.
Merchant Marine Heroes
http://www.usmm.org/heroes.html Winners of awards and a brief explanation of the valor of >each awardee.
"IMA Hero™ Collection is owned and distributed by StarRise Creations. StarRise Creations was founded in 1999 to create fun products to educate and inspire people of all ages.
Our goal is to design educational tools for people to learn while they are having fun."
It is a suitible site for children and includes a section on "who's your hero".
Answers range from:
Mom, Dad, to friends, and historical figures.
The reasons given are well worth reading.
United Flight 93 Heroes
The victims on flight 93 have brief biographies posted.
Flight 93 was the one where the passengers overwhemed the terrorists and prevented more people from being killed. More on the flight itself may be read at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_93
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