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hero

noun brave person, celebrity, champion, conquering hero, conqueror, decorated hero, deity, demigod, fearless soldier, fighter, folk hero, god, goddess, great man, great woman, guardian, heroine, highest type, ideal type, idol, immortal, luminary, man of courage, man of valor, martyr, master, megastar, model, notable, paragon, perfect type, person who serves as a shining example, phoenix, pillar of the community, protector, soldier, stalwart, star, superhero, superstar, tiger, valiant knight, warrior
Associated concepts: Good Samaritan laws
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Despite the fact that no Filipino national has been officially proclaimed as a National Hero, the lack of presidential proclamation nor legislation by Congress proclaiming them as such should not deter us from celebrating and honoring their bravery, nationalism and contribution to the country.
'Today, we pay tribute not just to those heroes whose statues adorn our edifices, or whose portraits appear on our currency, or whose exploits are immortalized in the annals of this nation's history.
PNP spokesman Police Brigadier General Bernard Banac also paid tribute to Filipino heroes who sacrificed their lives for the Filipino people.
1), Heroes Hotel Fundraising Drive (donation boxes and cans are deployed within their premises), and HERO's Lazada Flagship Store (vouchers for donation are available for purchase).
Due to the agreement, the company is likely to be forced to drop the Hero brand name and give their electric two-wheelers a new tag name.
This purchase adds four Phoenix-area locations to the Rooter Hero franchise, and each location will be rebranded as Rooter Hero Plumbing and Air.
He has been supporting the Hero Indian Open for 14 years, along with the Hero Women's Indian Open, the Hero Challenge series on the European Tour and the Hero World Challenge on the PGA Tour.
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As for the design of the GoPro Hero 7, it looks like it will have an identical exterior to the Hero 6.
75 which created a National Heroes Committee tasked to come up with a criteria for identifying our national heroes.
The new communities where the HERO financing is now available include the cities of Columbia, Jefferson City, and other portions of central Missouri, including Cooper and Pettis counties.