It could be you

We are always searching for heroes. Real ones — not the superheroes in comic books or movies, but real people who do heroic things.

The people who qualify as heroes are not those who perform a single act of bravery, although those are legitimate heroes. They are the ones who over a period of time face overwhelming and sometimes hopeless circumstances and persist in trying to accomplish what may seem impossible.

It takes enormous moral courage to do this, and there have been a few of our countrymen who meet the criteria.

If we look at past presidents, there are a handful who fit the description.

George Washington was one. No, he didn’t chop down a cherry tree and confess, nor did he throw a coin across the Potomac River. But

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