Re: My last word on Kerri Strug - I promise
Greg L. Gough (ggough@MAIL.ORION.ORG)
Fri, 26 Jul 1996 07:38:45 -0500
Why call Kerri Strug a Hero? Lets see... The American Heritage Dictionary
defines HERO= A man noted for his special achievements. HEROINE= A woman
noted for courageous and daring acts. A woman noted for her special
I would say she qualifies. Just to be sure everyone knows what courage
means- Courage= The quality of mind that enables one to face danger with
confidence, resolution and firm control of oneself. Yep, I would say
that Kerri was in "firm control" and knew the danger and is a
Hero/Heroine by definition and action.
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