To a community, bravery can take on many different molds.
For Brave Grand Rapids counselor Allison Waldron, bravery continues to be doing the hard thing.
"It means saying 'no,' when saying 'yes' might be the easier option. It means having that difficult conversation with a friend or family member," she says. "It means being vulnerable and speaking up for yourself, even though it can be emotionally draining and uncomfortable."