by: Stephanie MacMillan
Courage is the ability to do something that frightens oneself, and have strength in times of fear
Martin Luther King Jr. is a courageous leader, specifically moral courage because he stood up for what is right in times of trouble.
Katniss demonstrates courage by volunteering for her sister in the hunger games. She shows strength in a fearful situation.
Nelson Mandela had the courage to fight against the unjust systems and polices in South Africa.
Buddha was prince of an Indian kingdom. He had the courage to forsake all worldly luxuries to try and find his own enlightenment.
Malala Yousafzai is Pakistani schoolgirl who courageously defied threats of the Taliban to campaign for the right to education.
Helen Keller is courageous for overcoming her disabilities and changing the way the world thinks about the blind and deaf.