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Unit 8: Heroes

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Unit 8: Heroes

  1. 2. Personal Hero <ul><li>My personal hero is a hard worker Alirio Boscan, intelligent and a great father. I was lucky to have a father who has become unconditional through the years one of my best friends. He is a person open to criticism and transparent with their thoughts and actions. That human touch that characterizes him and makes him an example for my. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Hero from the past <ul><li>Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was an Albanian Catholic nun known for her humanitarian work in India. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 and beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>Agnes received her First Communion at the age of five and a half, and was confirmed at six a year after his communion. From the day of her First Communion was a great religious devotion. In his religious upbringing, Agnes was further assisted by the Jesuit parish of the Sacred Heart, in which she was much involved. When I was thirty, he became a missionary. In Ireland received the name Sister Mary Teresa. In December, she departed for India, where he taught at St. Mary School for women. On 24 May 1937, Sister Teresa made her profession becoming &quot;Bride of Christ&quot; for &quot;eternity&quot;. Since that time she was called Mother Teresa of Calcutta. He continued teaching at St. Mary, becoming director of the center in 1944. Being a person of profound prayer and deep love for her religious sisters and her students, the twenty years that Mother Teresa spent in Loreto were filled with profound joy. Noted for her charity, her consecration to Jesus lived among his companions, with fidelity and joy. In 1950, women founded the order of &quot;Missionaries of Charity&quot; and its male branch (&quot;Brothers of Charity&quot;) in 1963. Later, in 1979, received the Nobel Peace Prize. In March 1997, she blessed her newly-elected successor as Superior General. After meeting one last time with the pope, returned to Calcutta where he spent the last weeks of life.  For the day of his death had been devoted almost 4,000 Missionaries of Charity, and their communities had established 610 foundations in 123 countries worldwide. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Hero from modern days <ul><li>Juanes is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, arranger and producer in Colombia. His style is rock / pop music that fuses the various musical styles. It is also an outspoken social activist and humanitarian causes. Also on 20 September 2009 at the Plaza de la Revolucion in Havana, Cuba, was made the second version of the Peace Without Borders concert in his own words where Miguel Bosé attended by more than one million one hundred fifty thousand (1,150,000) people the concert, thus being the third busiest concert audience in history, mostly young. The concert was the participation of fifteen groups and soloists from eight countries among whom were Miguel Bose, Juan Fernando Velasco, Olga Tanon, Luis Eduardo Aute, Silvio Rodriguez, Amaury Perez, Victor Manuel, Orishas, among others. Prior to the event Juanes received death threats, but despite this offering, together with the other artists who decided to accompany him, the spectacle of the Cuban people by showing his immense commitment to just causes in the world, saying it was an act of love Cuban toward citizenship  This concert with the initiative of John was a humanitarian gesture where the main message was to &quot;strengthen hope,&quot; said the singer was criticized by some members Cubans abroad and supported by others. &quot;This concert is a humanitarian gesture. We need to foster hope and dreams. The art has to be a powerful weapon of peace, beyond differences&quot; &quot;After the concert can crucify me,&quot; he said. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Hero from the movies <ul><li>Who long ago was the feeling of the city, Liam Case (Gooding, Jr.), now a forgotten man, a hero whose fame has left him. Hoping to regain its former glory, tries to thwart a bank robbery, but it is shot. While recovering from his wounds, Liam swears vengeance and begins hunting on their own, coming to a shocking climax that confirmed the old adage: heroes are not born but made. </li></ul>

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