There are thousands of people who are considered heroes, but my hero is my fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Douglas. She lives in Richmond Hill, Georgia (which is where I live). She has hazel eyes, brown hair and she has a 10-year-old bearded dragon. She works at Savannah Country Day School as a teacher and she is 37 years old. I have known her for about two years and in that time I have learned so much about her and decided that she was a good example of a hero.
Mrs. Douglas is a hero in many different ways. The first way she is a hero is because she is a teacher, and she teaches children in the most exciting and fun way you could ever imagine. Another reason she is the best hero ever is because she is a sweet, kind, and funny person who genuinely cares about others. The last reason is because she isn't just a regular teacher. She is someone who I can talk to and she will truly care about what I am saying. She is someone who would rather give than receive. She is someone who likes to make people happy and warm inside. She is someone who knows not only to be a teacher, but a best friend.
Mrs. Douglas is similar to a Greek hero in some ways, but she is also very different. She is not as strong as a Greek hero, but definitely as kind and caring. She is not a demi-god, nor born into royalty, but she is daring enough to go on a quest like Greek heroes. She was not abandoned at birth, told in a prophecy, and she does not live in Greece. Mrs. Douglas is not a Greek hero, but that doesn't make her any less of a hero to me.
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