What, to you, makes the best kind of real-life heroes?
Springtide|September - October 2021
PANORAMA

Gayatri Kriplani

The best kind of real life heroes are the ones who wake up every morning without an alarm — mothers. Some heroes wear capes, others ask if you ate today. These heroes don’t just save the world, they practically run it!

Simone Joshi

My hero is The Old Guitarist. Who wields the guitar like a sword. Who, through his sorrows, endeavours a melody. Who perseveres through the misery of a grief-stricken life. Who, by all means, is a creative genius. My ideals of heroism exist in ART, and that’s what I look for in real-life heroes.

Yaquta Bootwala

Those who end up inspiring you without realizing, those who do mundane tasks with the most passion and dedication and those who do little things that make big differences to me are my real-life heroes.

Riddhi Khandhar

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