Writers, teachers, students, and MY HERO staff publish inspirational stories about heroes from close friends to leaders confronting important global issues.
2022 Film Festival Stories
WRITERS OF ALL AGES WELCOME
The MY HERO staff reviews every story submitted to the site. We love varied stories that are not only well-written, but also speak to the heart of both the writer and the reader. Whether you are eight years old or eighty years old, we encourage you to share your original hero essay!
FEATURED NEW STORIES
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Best of Fest - 'Andy' by Jamy Wheless
Meet the Film Festival Director - Wendy Milette
Azomali Obisakin's Wins 2022 Dan Eldon Youth Activist Award
CREATE A HERO STORY
Once you have written your original hero story, follow the prompts in the Story Flyer and the Story Tutorial by clicking the buttons below. See a tutorial by clicking the link below.
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Is there someone who inspires you? A person who has
changed the world? A person who changed YOUR world?
Share your hero with the world!
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Selected Stories in Multiple Languages
Freedom Hero: Ruby Nell Bridges by Olivia from Glenbrook
Explorer Hero: James Herman Banning
Writer Hero: William Shakespeare
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Young Hero: Malala Yousafzai (español)
Young Hero: Caine Monroy (español)
Artist Hero: Mamadou Tall Diedhiou (français )
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Aids Hero: Austin Gutwein by Lindsey from Palmer, Massachusetts
Freedom Hero: Cesar Chavez by Annie from San Diego
Animal Hero: Bear by Simone from Woodlands
We invite people of all ages to share their original works with our global community. MY HERO will not publish
anything that promotes hatred, violence or prejudice. As a child-friendly website, we are dedicated to cultivating
peace, tolerance and diversity.