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Defining and understanding heroism

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ELA High School Low ELL

Defining and Understanding Heroism

What is heroism? Explore this question through a discussion with author Conn Iggulden who wrote a book about heroes throughout time. From Florence Nightingale to Harry Houdini, and the passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, the author analyzes the moments and patterns of courage and bravery that make ordinary people heroes.

Literature Storytelling Biography Culture

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AIR DATE: 05/22/2010

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