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Hero Meets Superhero

DIRECTIONS: When you were younger, did you look up to a comic book hero, a cartoon character, or a TV personality? How does that superhero compare with a real-life hero you have today? Use your favorite search engine to gather information about your hero from today and your superhero from yesterday, and compare them.

1. Where was he or she born? When?    
2. Describe his or her childhood.    
3. What special training did he or she possess?    
4. What was the turning point in his or her life?    
5. What characteristics made him or her a hero?    
6. What feats did he or she perform?    
7. How is this individual different from other people?    
8. Why did or do you admire this individual?    

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