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he roh i zuhm

  • n  the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
    he showed great heroism in battle

  • Among the highest and rarest medals for heroism in the nation's gift are the Distinguished Service Cross (for "extraordinary heroism .
  • The Chinese Communists do their best to suppress stories of Christian heroism inside China.
  • The World Trade Center and Pentagon tragedies produced astonishing twin images of heroism and destruction, capping a year full of photos that were truly unforgettable.
News & Articles

  • Guest Viewpoint: Challenging myths about blindness
    'Heroism' not inherent in those without sight
    June 16, 2013 - Elmira Star-Gazette
  • A 'new kind' of Republican? Are you kidding?
    I suppose Republicans are to be congratulated for nominating a Latino Navy SEAL as their Senate candidate in Massachusetts. I recall when GOP lowlifes mocked and lied about the war heroism of John Kerry, and just last year Mitt Romney was saying the DREAM Act was a "handout" and Latinos voted for President Obama because they wanted "gifts."
    June 15, 2013 - CNN
  • Video: Fire crew saves Black Forest home
    A new video capturing Colorado Springs firefighters shielding a Black Forest home from oncoming flames is a textbook example of firefighting that captures the everyday heroism of the fire crews.
    June 14, 2013 - KMGH 7 Denver

  • David Mamet in Variety
    The good news is that some really great actors will be helping out and stepping in, which to me is a sign of great heroism and friendship,said Mamet, who declined to name the replacements.
  • James Woolsey in Indiana Gazette
    Former CIA Director James Woolsey calls him a "remarkable young man" who should be commended for "extraordinary heroism and courage."
  • Dana Perino in FOXNews
    Petty Officer Monsoor distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism on Sept. 29, 2006,presidential press secretary Dana Perino told reporters during a briefing aboard Air Force One.

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