One of her closest childhood friends was another writer-to-be, Truman Capote (then known as Truman Persons). Tougher than many of the boys, Lee often stepped up to serve as Truman's protector. Truman, who shared few interests with boys his age, was picked on for being a sissy and for the fancy clothes he wore. While the two friends were very different, they both shared in having difficult home lives. Truman was living with his mother’s relatives in town after largely being abandoned by his own parents.
He was the first thing that made her want to help others. “She was devoted to and profoundly influenced by her father, an idealist and philanthropist of Quaker tendencies and a state senator of Illinois for16 years” (Gale 54). Her determination was seen early in her life. Even though many women were advised not to go to college because they were meant for marriage and not education, those days’ women used stay home and run the household while the man works and support the family. Why I think she is a hero?
Ben: Very nice, good spirited, sometimes shy, hard working, loves to just drive around, loves his parents, loves his girlfriend Kim, tough, and a scholar. Al: Not so nice, mean spirited, not shy at all, loves to go to parties and get drunk, loves to pull pranks on people, his dad really loves the sport of wrestling, tough, and not so much a scholar. Both: Hard working, nice to girls, love food, and both are really wanting to have the chance to go
Yunior and his mother seem to have a good mother-son relationship she always was nice to him and took care of him like a normal mother. The same can’t be said about his father. Yuniors dad was a strict father. He never wanted Yunior to eat before they were leaving somewhere in the car because he got carsick and threw up in his dads car. On page 25 and 26 the narrator shows how his dad reacts when he finds out Yunior had eaten when they were about to leave, “Papi turned to me.
He went to school for accounting, and became an accountant in New York City. They had seven children together: Margret, Andy, Michelle, Elizabeth, Harry, Matthew, and Clarice. When Mrs. Trane retired from Broadway, they moved to Rochester, New York and settled in the small community of Weatherly Hills. Ten years later, Mr. Trane died of a stroke. Mrs. Trane was an active member of her church.
There he became a judge «riding three counties» and the family throve” (page 1). His father, also from Baltimore, met his mother while visiting Texas and they soon married. Together they returned to Baltimore. His father died early which left his mother with Peyton and his two younger sisters and
Mr. Younger had many pleasant and joyful moments stolen from him in this novel due to his irresponsible actions. For example, one evening Ruth had received a phone call. The caller was the wife of the man that Walter drives for, Saying walter had been a no-show to work for the past three days. “Mama: What you been doing for these three days, son?” (105) Walter replied by telling her he spent his work time just driving, roaming the streets of their small are, and drinking at the Green Hat.
ames Madison, Jr. was born at Belle Grove Plantation near Port Conway, Virginia on March 16, 1751, (March 5, 1751, Old Style, Julian calendar), where his mother had returned to her parents' home to give birth. He grew up as the oldest of twelve children.  Nelly and James Sr. had seven more boys and four girls. Three of James Jr's brothers died as infants, including one who was stillborn. In the summer of 1775, his sister Elizabeth (age 7) and his brother Reuben (age 3) died in a dysentery epidemic that swept through Orange County because of contaminated water.
Alan was experiencing a period of grief, for his father’s passing, which is defined as “an individual’s emotional response to the death of another” (Strassen Berger, 2008, p. Ep-18). Alan was very energetic and thoughtful when he was being interviewed; he seemed to be enjoying the interview since he liked the questions and answered them honestly. He is married, has two children, a boy, and a girl who have moved out of the house so Alan and his wife decided to sell the house and purchased a condominium in downtown Chicago. Alan’s house became an empty nest when his children were grown up and
I was just hanging out with him and catching up on life with him but anyway I got to go, so I'll talk to you later".Angie hung up crying her eyeball sockets out but in a quiet way/ Well after awhile Jack and Angie got back together.It was now August.Fairly close for Angie to leave for college but before I get to that I have some other things to say.Angie's parents wanted to meet Jack finally so they invited him over for dinner.After Dinner there was a big big storm and Jack couldn't drive