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'What struck me the most was the importance of the immediate environment: partner or husband,  family, the neighborhood, school. Heroes do not necessarily great achievements, they are also associated with a way of life, of dealing with everyday things. Often we are each other's heroes (...). More so, 'my hero is me,' says one of the storytellers. ' page 9.

"GHENT HEROES, more than 200 unprecedented stories." Concept, texts, photography: Bernadette Vandecatsije. Final editing stories: Christophe Vekeman. Layout and design: Randoald Sabbe. 207 pages.

An edition of the city of Ghent