Bullying Essay

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Fanter Sackor Mrs. McBride CRWT 0371-03 13 November 2011 Gifted Hands Benjamin Carson, M.D., is one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons in the world. In Gifted Hands, he tells an inspiring story of his life from when he was an inner-city youngster in Detroit who rose above his circumstances to become the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. He is a pioneer in medicine because he has performed countless surgeries that changed medical history. With education and love and loyalty from his mother, ben gives children without hope a second chance at life and a clear message that there are no limitations to success. At the beginning of the movie, education does not hold much value in Ben’s eyes. The reason for this is that Ben wasn’t doing very well in school. Sonya Carson is to be credited with showing the Carson brothers the value of education. She pushed them into taking their education seriously by cutting down their television time and making them read more. One day in church ben heard a story of missionary’s in Africa and decided that he wanted to become a doctor. With his newfound value of education, he believed that is possible and his mother shared in the belief. Ben was challenged in almost “all-white school” and felt dumb compared to the other fifth-graders. He vividly remembers many zeros and low grades on math papers. His mother kept encouraging him to do better even when he had improved. When ben started to read more he expanded his horizons and started to overtake the cases one by one. Ben, through hard work and determination kept his title as top of the class to the point where the principal was ashamed that a black boy was at the top of the class. Love and loyalty is exhibited by Sonya Carson throughout the movie. She cared deeply about her sons and

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