Webster's defines hero as:
1 a : a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability b : an illustrious warrior c : a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities d : one that shows great courage
2 a : the principal male character in a literary or dramatic work b : the central figure in an event, period, or movement
4 : an object of extreme admiration and devotion :
I guess I could say my parents...for I admire them and they have shown great strength to raise us and live as they do. And there definitely are people in my life...and the world who could be characterized as such. Soldiers in Iraq are extremely admirable and courageous.
However, I bolded the points that most stood out as I read. And personally, to me, this clearly is a description of Jesus Christ. It's uncanny how perfectly it fits...and ultimately, that is my answer.