The Importance of Heroes
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What is the difference between a hero and a celebrity? What does it mean to be a real-life hero? And why do heroes really matter?

T. A. and Carolyn discuss why we need heroes now more than ever.

T. A. describes meeting a deeply cynical girl in Ohio who inspired him to write the non-fiction book The Hero’s Trail. Hear the amazing story of a courageous girl named Wilma Rudolph. And learn about the origins of the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes.

Tune in… and be inspired.

Magic & Mountains is hosted by T. A. Barron, beloved author of more than 30 books. Carolyn Hunter is co-host.

Magic & Mountains Theme Song by Julian Peterson

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