A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.Traits of a hero is having courage and a bravery leap to mind first when we think of heroism also selflessness, true leaders always puts others first a hero is someone who can be looked up to for their actions. Modern day heroism is displayed in many ways . It can local lifeguard at the neighborhood swim pool when he saves a drowning child, a police officer stopping a murder or a firefighter saving a family in a burning house A modern day hero is someone who fights for a good cause and positive makes a difference in the world.There are so many things that can be improved about our great world and if you stand up to be the man who can lead the way or at least help lead the way, you will be seen as a modern day hero.The big three considered for heroism is Thoreau,Gandhi and King . Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts. He began writing his nature poetry in the 1840s, with the help of a poet by the name of Ralph Waldo Emerson as his mentor and friend. Martin Luther King born January 15, 1929. King was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible and also known spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King Died April 4, 1968. King had dedicated his life to stopping racist acts and giving African-Americans/ Blacks freedom.Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was known to his many followers as Mahatma, or “the great-souled one.” He began his activism as an Indian immigrant in South Africa in the early 1900s,Martin Luther king was a hero for all people who felt they were treated unfairly mainly blacks. Martin Luther King Jr is a Hero because he wanted equality for all people.King got people around the world to look past “black” stereotypes and to accept and care and love him. Martin Luther is one of the most powerful figures in Western history. His writings were liable for, dividing the Catholic Church and sparking the Protestant Reformation.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was a successful leader of the black civil rights movement in the United States. He was intelligent in the fact that he was able to lead African Americans in a safe, nonviolent way to the advancement of civil rights. He was powerful and he used his power to attract and influence the believers. King’s “I Have a Dream” is a worldwide speech delivered by the African American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington,D.C for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States and called for civil and economic rights. Throughout his Speech King uses Pathos and Metaphors “We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline”.