09/10/2015 7:37 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:50 PM AEST

What Does A Hero Look Like?

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Boy dressed as a superhero

Ask a kid who their hero is and chances are they won't say a pop star or movie icon - they'll probably say their mum or dad - the people in their life that do the small but important things for them that no one else thinks of.

All around us, every day, heroes are walking among us. They may not be the most beautiful on the red carpet, the most followed on Twitter, or make millions of dollars, but the work they do impacts all of us in real ways every day - and makes the world the kind of place we all want to live.

We look at some everyday heroes - and offer our thanks.

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