Word of the Day: Hero

he-ro / ˈhirō   noun  
  1. a person who is noted for noble character or courageous acts
The real hero doesn’t say that he is one. Filipino Proverb  
  1. a person who has special abilities or personal qualities which lead to others regarding them as role models or ideals
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Christopher Reeve, 1952-2004  
  1. the principal male character in a story, movie, etc.
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. John Barth, 1930-  
  1. in classical mythology, a being with godlike prowess or immortality
To a degree, the Greek and Roman mythological heroes are just the first superheroes…These gods and heroes may have powers, but they get angry and they do the wrong thing. Rick Riordan, 1964-  
  1. a type of sandwich made with either a small loaf of bread or a long roll
Whether you call it a hoagie, a grinder, or a sub, one thing remains: the hero is about as American as a sandwich can get. https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/history-of-a-hero-sandwich.htm