surviving the holocaust Joseph, who is better known as Joe Schertz, was born in the southern part of Poland in a town named, Przemysl in 1933. Due to a fall that caused an injury to his head, he lost his hearing and became deaf when he was a year old. He came from a well-to-do family. His father was a well known cantor. They lived in a mansion before the World War II.
Anthropology 101 September 5th, 2012 Anthropologist: Clifford Geertz Clifford Geertz was born on August 23rd in the year of 1926. He grew up in the city of San Francisco, and when he was three years old his parents divorced and was raised by a distant relative in California. Once Geertz turned seventeen he joined the U.S. navy and served from 1943-1945. After World War II, he attended Antioch College where he wanted to major in English and become a writer. Geertz believed that English limited his abilities and instead majored in philosophy.
(Gacy Sr. died on Christmas Day 1965.) After attending four high schools during his senior year and never graduating, Gacy dropped out of school and left Chicago for Las Vegas. While there, he worked part time as a janitor for Palm Mortuary. Unhappy in Vegas, he returned to Chicago a few months
David Sedaris was born in Binghamton, New York, on December 26th, 1956, and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. In his childhood, he went to a speech therapist for his lisp problem. He attended Kent State University, but dropped out, and ended up graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked many odd jobs in Raleigh, Chicago and New York City. Since the 1908s, he has been living in France with his partner, Hugh Hamrick.
His dad was a doctor so he learned much about the fields of medicine and death. The very first encounter he ever had with bones happened when he was only twelve years old on a hunting trip with his dad. The most interesting thing about Snow is his sporadic and inconsistent achievements in school. It started in high school sophomore year when he was actually expelled for a fire cracker incident. After this he started his higher education at New Mexico Military institute in Roswell where his grades started to drop until a student there showed him how to study.
• Within his first year of being graduated his first two works of poetry were published and inspired him to quit drinking which he had obtained in college • In 1992 his first collection of Stories and Poems was published. Themes of works: Despair, poverty, alcoholism among the lives of N.American people. According to Sarah A. Quirk from the I Dictionary of Library Biography Alexie asks three questions across all of his works. “What does it mean to live as an Indian in this time? What does it mean to be an Indian man?
Russell Werner Lee, son of Burton and Adeline Lee, was born in Ottawa, Illinois, on July 21, 1903. At age five his parents divorced and at age ten he watched as his mother dies from being hit by an automobile. His life wasn’t easy growing up. He attended Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana for four years and disliked the ways of military treatment. Lee graduated from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania with a degree in chemical engineering.
On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Jonathan Kozol spoke at Indiana University East over his new book “Fire in the Ashes”. Jonathan Kozol received a Rhodes scholarship from Oxford University, however he didn’t use that scholarship and continued on to study in Paris, France with men like Richard Wright and James Waldron. After that Kozol gave up a wonderful career as a teacher to move to a poor black neighborhood and teach as a fourth grade teacher. Jonathan talked about the summer of ’64 on how he was around during the march from Massachusetts to Mississippi in order to break apartheid, however many were killed and buried by the police and the Ku Klux Klan on their way down south. During that time he met with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. where he was asked to be a body guard for him, he turned down that position.
In 1990 Roy’s parents moved to Denver, Colorado for a job offer his dad received. Roy and his four brothers where home schooled until the end of middle school where they moved to Superior and went to Monarch. Roy and his brothers where average students in terms of grades and poor students in social terms. In 10th grade Roy’s mom was shot by a drunken neighbor who didn’t like her. After Judie died Rob got depressed and couldn’t work anymore to support the
Adams was born on February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California. He was raised by a distinctly upper class parents Charles Hitchcock Adams and Olive Bray Adams. Olive had Ansel at the age of forty and he was his only son. At the age of four an aftershock of the great earthquake and fire of 1906 threw Adams to the ground and badly broke his nose, marking him for life. Adams nose accident gave him a difficult time to fit in school.