Simple question, who were your childhood heroes?
We had some great responses to the question.
The 1st Caller of the show.
Our second caller and Mohammed is a 1st time caller.
And here is some of what you said via the SMS.
I can't think of a single prominent person that is a good role model for someone over the age of 30 . The closest is probably Eaon Musk . Mario
So not necessarily heroic actions
Construction laborers. Fire men
Medicines sans frontier
Elon musk = iron manReal story
In my view Mr Rogers exhibited some of the greatest traits I could be found in human beings and as he always loved you for who you are
James one more note I grew up in Canada and remembered the Polka Dot door and shows like take part
james is that why u dress up in the hawaian shirts
My childhood hero: RoboCop. Had all the tech built into him. Caused me to actually begged my dad to change me into a cyborg (always believed my dad could do anything!). But my dad declined saying that I was just perfect being a human - Adnan.
HiMy late father has been my hero since my childhood and this belief is getting stronger since I am getting older. I think parents have responsibilityto tell children who the real heroes are.BestAli
Macguyver was a DIY SUPER HERO
And Godzilla is female
Hey guys! Great topic today! I grew up idolizing chandler from friends! Am I weird? - Fahad
Abraham Lincoln. The story of his perseverance, leadership and character has been a source of inspiration ever since I read the story at age 13. And hey, he abolished slavery after going through a lot. No, Of course I haven't met him. :) - Jazarine
My grandmother used to record Astroboy in the 80s. Astroboy taught me that brains can beat Braun, and if you have the chance you must watch the episode titled the greatest robot in the world. It also teaches some important lessons about the responsibility that comes with having power.As for the spice girls, it's a bit far fetched...