While Bethany’s dad talked to Myrlie, Bethany overheard her father say “She doesn’t know anything about Elizabeth.” Bethany realized that her parents were abandoning her without an explanation, but she begrudgingly settled in. Myrlie showed Bethany the way to her room for her grandchildren that had never been used. Myrlie then took Bethany back downstairs, where she correctly guessed all of Bethany’s favorite foods. The next day, Bethany told Myrlie that she is a swimmer, so Myrlie took her to the YMCA to swim. While they were there, one of Myrlie’s friends noticed Bethany and mentioned that she thought she was Elizabeth.
Her grand mother hugs her and looks toward the obese woman criticizing her for not catching it sooner. The obese woman places her hand on her forehead and sighs, “ugh.” She then tells the little girl she is grounded for a week, at which the girl sighs her very own “ugh.” The mother rolls her eyes and focuses on something else. The grandmother then lets her granddaughter go play again. I look over to the slide she was climbing and it sits low to the ground. In fact the little girl stands taller then the slide.
As a pool protector, Geena Carey-a friendly seventeen-year-old with a sharp mind and bright smile-can relate. “There are days where you are so tired and just want to relax, but you can’t because that might be the second someone drowns”, she describes. The moment Geena walks into the room, her amiable disposition and chlorine scent are discernible. Her shiny blond-streaked hair is pulled into a messy bun and she wears a trendy ensemble of an oversized t-shirt and shorts-it’s clear that she has just finished another five-hour work shift. She immediately rushes over and hugs me.
M Foley ENC 1101 Professor Dowling Fall 2012 Dying Whale Noises In our last week in Hafenlohr, Germany, the inevitable happened. Phoebe and I got our periods. I took a Midol pill, no significant deal. I went on with my day and skyped with my best friend Tabitha. Phoebe, on the other hand, eventually noodled her way to the floor and made dying whale noises.
Konstantina Konstantina was twelve when her father came home one day smiling a smile she hadn’t seen since the day Nickoleta was born. He had finally worked enough to afford to send his three daughters to the America’s to become well educated Greek women. Akantha, Konstantina's older sister was three months pregnant and back to living with her father because her husband died a month earlier from a fishing accident. Their younger sister Nicoletta had just turned 10 and was showing signs of their mother's sickness. Konstantina couldn't understand why their father was sendning them away with her sisters needed constant medical attention.
Grayson is an incredible and breathtaking autobiographical narrative; written by Lynne Cox. The book chronicles the amazing journey Cox takes while going on her normal swim to Catalina Island. Lynne Cox tells the story of her miraculous ocean encounter that happened when she was seventeen and training for a big swim. She tells her real life tale about being in the Pacific ocean with an abandoned baby whale that strayed from his mother while migration to Baja, Mexico. The characters change in this story which takes place in only five hours change drastically.
She held on all night hour on end until her mussels just could not handle it anymore and she let go. The last thing she remembers was looking down at her boat sinking and a dark shadowy figure approaching her. She woke up the next day on a beach not knowing how she got there or how she is even still alive. For the next month everything was normal she went back to work and lived her life. It was not until the next month that she started to feel weird.
The last song this woman played on the piano evoked strong emotions in Edna. Some sort of passion that made her cry. It ends with Robert wanting to go take a bath or something. P. 51 After the party they all went swimming. Edna had never been able to swim before but was able to now.
Whilst on holiday they went on family boat trip. It was Mr B’s first experience in being out at sea. Mr B and his 2 sisters decided to play in the sea with a blow up boat that their parents brought them to share. Whilst they were playing, his 2 sisters ganged up on him. He felt rather venerable due to the fact that he was recovering
Alexis Paris Samantha’s story! As a little kid you are always trying to keep up with everyone around you, so it's fairly common to be out of breath. She never really recognized that she had asthma until she started taking swimming lessons twice a week. She complained to her teacher that the water was pushing on my chest or that Samantha’s bathing suit was too tight. Unfortunately, complaints were dismissed; people just thought that she was whining.