And yet, don't we encounter heroes, up close, every day? Isn't there someone in all of our lives whose character imprints on us the same awe we feel when we read about patriotic glory? For me, heroism is not only about accomplishment, but also the gentle dignity that accompanies it. If that is indeed the standard, my life is filled with heroes. via Bruce Kluger: Where Are the Heroes? | Huffington Post.