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What Makes Yecson Preciado An Everyday Hero?

By Ian Thompson / June 1, 2022 /

Yecson Preciado was born and raised in Guayaquil, a port city which serves as Ecuador’s commercial capital, but also has the highest poverty rate in the country. He was brought up by a dangerous father who regularly abused him as a child. At just ten-years-old, Yecson had enough and chose to run away to live on the dangerous streets, rather than be beaten by h

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What Makes Vick Lee an Everyday Hero?

By Ian Thompson / March 30, 2022 /

The meaning of heroism is often misconstrued. We have a tendency to limit the definition of “hero” to one with powers beyond our own, and as a result, we often do not see our own potential for heroism. In reality, heroes walk among us. Heroes are those who, even when afflicted by dire conditions, find…

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