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What is your idea of a 'Hero?'

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This is mine.

 

A young man, with Terminal Cancer, who has raised £1M for Cancer research. He probably has a matter of days to live, yet his strength and honesty is a lesson to us all

 

"It's a final thumbs up from me! I've done well to blag things as well as I have up till now, but unfortunately I think this is just one hurdle too far.

 
It's a shame the end has come so suddenly- there's so many people I haven't got round to properly thank or say goodbye too. Apologies for that.
 
There was also so many exciting projects and things I didn't get to see out. Hopefully some will continue and if you want to carry on the fundraising please do (justgiving.com/stephen-sutton-TCT
is the link to donate to).
 
All future updates on this page will probably be from a family member. I hopefully may have the energy to write a few tweets (@_StephensStory). I will continue fighting for as long as I can, and whatever happens next I want you all to know I am currently in a good place mentally and at ease with the situation.
 
That's it from me. But life has been good. Very good. 
 
Thank you to my mum and the rest of my family for everything. Thank you to my friends for being amazing. Thank you to my medical team for the hard work and effort they've continually they've put towards me. And thank you everyone else for sharing this wonderful journey with me.
 
I love you all"
 
 
 
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The definition I saw that I think fits best is "Someone who does something difficult not because they must, but because to do otherwise is unthinkable to them".

 

I do think the term is thrown about a bit too loosely by some, whilst others are not correctly recognized, usually for political reasons, and that is a shame.

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