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Who is your hero?

Out of the ordinary – often the extraordinary is born! Everyone has a hero in his or her life – someone who has done astonishing things like the hundreds of thousands of men and women who have sacrificed or compromised their lives in the line-of-duty or in the 911 attacks. All of these people are heroes and should be honored for their selfless commitment to serving our country.

9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial Video

9/11 Memorial Video at the Memphis Fire Museum where the Memorial is on permanent display after being gifted to the Museum by Darrell and Kimberly Lynn.

Hannity and Hero Portraits September 2011

Sean Hannity unveils two 9/11 Hero Portraits on the 10th Anniversary in NYC.

Good Morning America Showcases 9/11 Hero

Watch the journey of the 9/11 10th Anniversary Memorial unveiled in Central Park, and the presentation of a Portrait of one of Americas true Heroes.

Hero Ambassador Ansley's Power of 50 School project

Hero Ambassador Ansley's "Power of 50" School project

Watch Ansley explain her wonderful "Power of 50" school project, supporting the first responders who perished on 9/11/2001.

Chief Edward Geraghty

Engine 54 NYC Fallen Firemen Presentation

Watch the story unfold of our proudest moments yet - the presentation at Engine Co. 54. See first-hand the reactions of the immediate family in this overwhelmingly emotional documentary of our 9/10 event.

How it all began

Discover how a single phone call can start a movement, and that with enough focus and determination anything is possible. This video will explain “How it all began”. Every one of us is capable of making a difference. Now is the time to honor those who honor us...our HEROES.

Project Overview

This project is dedicated to giving back to those individuals and their families who have given the ultimate gift. Life. Plus those that have saved lives or changed lives without concern for their own. These are your neighbors, friends, family, husbands, wives, sons and daughters. Please take a few moments and watch these videos. They showcase true American heroes.

Sgt Michael Hardegree
82d Airborne Division

Sgt Michael Hardegree

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division
Spc Joshua Paul Dingler
108th Cavalry Regiment

Spc Joshua Paul Dingler

1st Battalion, 108th Armor Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard

Momma, if you're reading this your worst nightmare has come true. I know you are dying inside and heartbroken, but remember how much I love you. I always told you I'd die young in combat...

LCpl Cody G. Watson

LCpl Cody G. Watson

2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force
SPC Brandon Stout
US Army

SPC Brandon Stout

46th Military Police Company, Michigan Army National Guard

Brandon knew where he was going, believed in what he was doing, was eager to always do what he was asked. His whole family supported him. He was called to Serve.

PO1 Adam McSween
US Navy Mobile Unit 11

PO1 Adam McSween

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Uunit 11
LCpl Samuel W. Large, Jr.
2nd Marine Aircraft Wing

LCpl Samuel W. Large, Jr.

Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Summary and Music Video

Full Video

The videos you see above are the individual videos that make up this total video. Our thanks to these six families that opened their hearts and homes and stories to Hero Portraits. We can only hope that in some small way we all can bring some comfort to these and all families of heroes. A special thanks to Jon Ondrasik (Five for Fighting) that ends this video, with the song “Superman”!

Our Mission

Board of Directors

Honorary Board

General Burwell B. Bell, U.S. Army (Retired) General Richard Cody Rear Admiral Robert C. Crates, SC, USNR (Retired) Charlie-Daniels Julie Gold Kelsey Grammer Jamie Huysman The Judds John Ondrasik Geraldo Rivera Marlon Shirley General Charles F. Wald, USAF (Ret) Past Honorary Board Members

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