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Hometown Heroes: Real Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things All Across America

Authors: American Profile
Publisher: HarperOne
BISAC/Subject: SEL021000, SEL016000, SEL027000
ISBN: 9780061873652, Related ISBNs: 0061873659, 9780061252389, 9780061873652
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

All across America, ordinary people are going out of their way to help one another and make our country a better place. Unheralded, unrecognized, and often taken for granted, these citizens continue their good deeds, happy just to make a difference.

Hometown Heroes tells the stories of fifty such people from all over America, including Moody, Alabama, Ellisville, Illinois, and Lander, Wyoming. Spanning ages fourteen to ninety-three, the heroes inside this book show that it's never too early or too late to lend a helping hand and make inspiring choices. Capturing the true spirit of America—one of generosity, courage, and tireless devotion—these heroes warm our hearts and reveal a face of America we rarely hear about.

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