Heroes — Superheroes, Everyday Heroes, Anti-heroes, Fake Heroes and Villains

The Great — Superheroes Fascinate Us and Are Among Us

  • According to a survey by One Poll, new parents develop powers well beyond their pre-parent abilities:
  • Empathy — 86% believe their child’s milestones felt more rewarding than their own
  • Protective Reflexes — almost three in five parents learn what “dad/mom reflexes” are within the first two months of parenthood.
  • Super Strength — 53% of all parents formed “super strength,” such as opening their kid’s powerful little hands full of something they shouldn’t have.
  • Role Modelling — 43% found that becoming a role model was the biggest way they had to adapt to becoming a parent
Tinsley — Superhero Dog

The Good — Everyday Heroes Creating Impact

  • She may never get her spotlight in the news, of a massive Texas state funeral but this Cracker Barrel employee exhibits the best of us. She had a choice — leave a fellow employee to a robbery and assault, shut the door and be safe, or pull the employee inside and try to shut the door. She made the correct choice but unfortunately sacrificed her own life in a callous shooting. She leaves behind a husband, three children, and three grandchildren. (Source: Fox News)
Caleb Allen — Louisville UPS Everyday Hero https://about.ups.com/us/en/our-stories/people-led/super-upser-caleb-allen.html

The Grey Zone of Uncertainty — The Mixed Verdict of Anti-Heroes

Novak Djokovic — A Complicated Virtuoso & Anti-Hero

The Bad — Fake Heroes Operating Under our Wire

  • Most of Olympic cheating has been written about steroids and blood doping, here is another one that gets overlooked — manipulating disability classifications, the process that determines their level of disability and subsequent competitive eligibility. Its victims — the people that are actually disabled that cannot compete against unbeatable able-bodied rivals. (Source: National Post)
Faking Disability at the Five Rings — https://knowitinfo.com/paralympic-classification-controversy/

The Ugly — Villains, Monsters and Demons

Elizabeth Holmes — Not the Next Steve Jobs, But Close https://abcnews.go.com/Business/nightline-documentary-podcast-dropout-story-elizabeth-holmes-theranos/story?id=60365362

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