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Everyone Loves A Hero

The Magic of Stories

According to Wikipedia a hero (masculine) or a heroine (feminine), refers to a character who in the face of danger and adversity, or from a position of weakness, displays courage and the will for self-sacrifice; this is heroism.

These days the feminine has been dropped and a hero can be of either sex. I’ve noticed recently how this as changed in other genre too. The female actresses, for instance, are now referred to as actors

A hero is usually the main character in a story, but in real life, they can be many things.

In 2014 a Manchester dog’s home was burnt down and tragically many animals died. Two men jumped over a fence and kicked open kennel doors after seeing smoke and hearing the commotion inside. As a result, they were nominated for a prestigious Animal Hero Award. Hundreds of people turned up during the night and the…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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