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Next Level Brave

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***A special thank you to Eminence Independent Schools, Thom Coffee and James Allen.*** Galileo Galilei, Hellen Keller, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr.,  Amelia Earhart, Mahatma Gandhi, Harriet Tubman... What do all of these people have in common? They all made an impact on our world today because of their bravery. 
A quick search on Google led me to these results...
When searching the word "brave"...279 billion results9.9 million videos10.9 million news articles1.8 million books2 million movies The word "Brave" is nothing new to this world... However, scientist are still trying to unravel the mystery of bravery within humans.  Are we born with it? Is it learned? Can it be increased?

A little bit of science for you... According to the article, What Makes Someone Brave, "bravery emerges from a primal struggle between the brain’s decision-making hub, the prefrontal cortex, and the focal point of fear, the amygdala." The article goes on to explain that bra…