Half the Woman By: Tori Clark She was a mother, a sister, an aunt, a hard worker, and my great-grandmother, but most of all, she was and still is the biggest influence in how I live my life. She has shaped my life in many ways; she taught me to be nice to everyone, appreciate what you have and never be selfish because you won’t always be here in this world. She also taught me to work hard in school and in the outside world, and to no matter what to never give up. She didn’t necessarily teach me how to do these things or sit down and have a talk with me about never giving up it’s just something I picked up from the long life she lived. Melvie Magdalene "Maggie" Johnson worked hard her whole life.
Yet, this amazing runner had spent much of her childhood unable to walk because of polio. After the 1960 Olympics ,Wilma was a hero to people all over the United States. She and her parents were invited to the White House to meet president John f.Kennedy. Wilma retired from racing in 1962 after several more thrilling wins .She finished college in 1963,then taught school and served as a coach. Wilma married Robert Eldridge and raised two daughters and sons.
BODY PARAGRAPH III Even though helping the community and being an inspiration to others Maggie Lenna Walker wanted to do more. A. Editor B. Businesswoman V. BODY PARAGRAPH IV: After all of her accomplishment while she was healthy. She continued to help others even when her health had declined. A.
9in. gymnast Kerri Strug be came a big hero. Despite a sprained ankle, she launched into one last vault and stuck her landing to win the U.S. women’s gymnastics squad its first-ever team Olympic gold” (TIME Magazine) “Born: Nov. 19, 1977 Kerri Strug Delivered the most dramatic moment of the 1996 Summer Olympics when she completed a vault (9.712) after spraining her ankle; the second vault assured the first all-around gold medal for a US Women’s gymnastics team after poor vaulting by her teammates had put the medal in doubt; a poor performance by the Russian team on the beam had clinched the gold medal for the US but Strug was unaware when she made the second vault.
He has a 14-year-old autistic daughter. Lisa is the second candidate; she is 12-years-old and has had to suffer with health problems her entire life and has done nothing to bring these health problems onto herself; she was born that way. Her father is an oncologist at the hospital and has offered $2 million if she receives the transplant. She is a great candidate; but the heart transplant will only be effective until she is in her early-20s. Ozzy is
The abuse ended when she was fourteen years old; Oprah credits her father for saving her from the abuse. Oprah had a son when she was 14 years old who died as an infant.Because of her teen pregnancy, she often had suicidal thoughts. As a teen, she learned 20 new vocabulary words a week and she was crowned Miss Black Tennessee in 1972. In highschool, Oprah was elected President of Student Council and she was also selected “most popular” in high school as a senior. She graduated from Nicolet High School
We were all placed in a homeless shelter for abused women. I grew up in a single parent household, with my two older sisters and younger brother. Spanish was the only language we’d ever known. My two sisters were older, in school, and learning to read. Not only could I not read, I couldn’t even speak the new language they had learned, and so proudly spoke.
Everyone knows that many professional athletes are paid very, very well. However, many of these athletes also routinely give of their money and time to charitable causes. Volunteering for an important cause is a role-model quality that many athletes possess and that people should strive to emulate. Athletes are good role models because they are symbols of success. Most athletes are not born with a silver spoon in their mouth they work hard for the title there given so they can become successful in the near future.
I am in scouts so I have participated in many community service activities. We do every service project for the aid of someone who is in need. After every service project you get the joy of seeing the happy faces of the people you helped. Every time I have gave service I get a great feeling especially when you get a crying hug from an elderly woman who can not walk well enough to clean her own yard. Service is to help, not to make you suffer.
When I think of my mom I think of how strong she is and how she has helped me throughout my 14 years. There hasn't been a time in my life where I was going through a hard time and my mom wasn't there, guiding me through it. After all the bad and rough times, put downs and fall downs I been through; there was only one person that endure my life. After all the mistakes I've done through the past years, it was her who helped me out. And those times when I was heartbroken or confused out of my mind, it was her who gave me advice.