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Mariah Carey: Hero Meaning

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Song Released: 1993



Hero Lyrics

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There's a hero
If you look inside your heart
You don't have to be afraid
Of what you are
There's an answer
If you reach into your soul
And the sorrow that you know
Will melt away

[Chorus]
And then a hero comes along
With the strength...

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    anonymous
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    Feb 15th, 2017 2:47pm report


    I think deep down it means that when a hero is in your life, you just let go of everything and forget all about your fears because you feel safe. Its saying that you don't have to depend on a hero to keep you safe and that you can protect yourself. Then when you finally realize that you can't depend on heroes anymore or that your tired of having to depend on a hero, you just have to be strong or be prepared for whatever comes and to keep you and your family safe. I believe that she is saying that while you were depending on someone else to be your hero and watch over you, you could have done that yourself because deep down in you, there's a hero.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 13th, 20:29 report


    Hero is a special song to me it made me realize i really am and what is within me all my fears that i had are all gone and i listen t o this song almost everyday and make me remember the special that was always there for me,my mom I love her and when i listen to this song it make me have flashback with her i love Mariah Carey



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    anonymous
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    Aug 6th, 8:03pm report


    The is all about loving yourself



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    anonymous
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    Jul 9th, 7:13am report


    the line "you can find love if you search within yourself" means love starts to yourself. in other words you cant love anyone else if you dont know how to love yourself.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 4th, 7:59am report


    Lord knows
    Dreams are hard to follow
    But don't let anyone
    Tear them away
    Hold on
    There will be tomorrow
    In time
    You'll find the way



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    anonymous
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    Jul 4th, 7:52am report


    You can find love if you search within your self and the emptiness you left will diasappear.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 25th, 2018 1:23pm report


    I think what Carey is trying to say is that you can push through whatever hardships you’re going through and that you don’t need someone else to be brave for you because you can be your own hero. The message of the song is to stay strong even if life gets hard, and that you can’t be afraid.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 6th, 2017 9:20am report


    This song encourage me to over cast my fear and it helped me to pursue my dreams despite of the struggles that I am facing with.❤



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    anonymous
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    Mar 24th, 2012 3:33pm report


    This song reminds me of someone special deep in my heart. He just dun realised how special he is. All the memories we shared together will remain forever.

    E.




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