Special Agent Leonard Hatton was on his way to work that fatal morning when the towers were struck and he responded immediately. Although Hatton wasn 't tasked with responding to emergencies he still went and saved many lives. He served the country as a Marian, a firefighter, an FBI agent(Heros to Remember) and he gave his life during the country’s time of need. Ordinary people came to do amazing things on this day including Tom Burnett who was the COO and vice president of Thoratec Corporation and was on flight 93 when he noticed it had been hijacked like the others. Himself and other passengers decided to fight back and gain control of the plane.
In situations as these, the President has no option but to quickly react, so he did. As expected, the decisions were greatly supported by U.S citizens due to mourning over the loss of first responders and loved ones from such a tragic event. The U.S citizens were so quick to support the decisions of the president because they were following one another reactions. Often when a group, in this case the group would be our nation, are faced with something tragic, they all react in the same way. People were very angry and very fearful, and
When Carson was at a young age she began writing stories, they were about farm animals and they took on human qualities. In 1917 Carson’s brother went to war the letters he sent inspired Carson to write a story called A Battle in the Clouds. Carson wrote A Battle in the Clouds when she was only ten years old. “It described the heroism of a Canadian aviator whose plane is hit by German fire. So skillful and daring is this pilot in averting a crash that, out of respect, the Germans stop firing and let him land safety.” (Marty Jezer, 28).
Miracle's Boys Final Writing Assessment One theme from the book Miracle’s Boys by Jacqueline Woodson is that being a hero could cost you your life. This theme really resonates with me be due to how tragic their father's death was and how sudden it was. This theme is from chapter 9 when Tyree tells us (the reader) on how his father was taken from this world.Just based on the theme it could mean that someone in the book was being heroic and it lead to them going to or did die being a hero.An example of using this theme in real life is, firefighters each day risk their lives to save people from burning buildings.According to Firehousenews.com, about 100 firefighters die each year being a hero. This means that trying to save something/someone
A small, portable radio was on in the adjoining room where we would count large deposits of money. I heard the announcer say that an airplane had flown into the World Trade Centre and I remember thinking, "is this the end of the World?" and that I wanted to go home to be with my wife. This was the only time in my life when I have seriously thought that it was the end of the World. The plane crash that Friday in September dominated the news on the television, I remember wondering why the destruction of the Twin Towers was so important.
The team’s flight took off to Cleveland before the players were fully informed of what happened. When the Red Sox returned from their away game, the team took part in a ceremony to honor the victims of the bombing. David Ortiz, one of the leaders of the team and one of the best hitters to play the game, spoke at the ceremony and stated, “This is Our City!” The players participated in any and every event that had to do with the marathon bombing. The players went above and beyond to help their city. Some of the players had the names of the victims engraved on baseball bats, gloves, and even cleats, then they would sign them and auction them off and the money would go to the Boston Strong charity.
Crowther, the man in the red bandanna, worked at the World Trade Center during the plane crash on September 11th. Once the plane hit, Crowther helped several people exit the building safely. Unfortunately, he did not make it out safely himself. Crowther is an example of kinship because he acted as if those other strangers were his family, so he assisted them before worrying about himself. Moreover, Muldoon writes about Greg Boyle, who illustrates the meaning of kinship.
Passengers on United 93 were even longer aware of their impending death, so they took the chance to say a proper goodbye to their loved ones; a “haunting privilege” as Seidel calls it (94). Outsiders, who are not directly affected by the events still feel touched and it
Helmets can’t do everything to protect the head, but they sure can play a major role on keeping the brain safe. “In December 2010 a long time auto-racing safety equipment maker named Bill Simpson happened to attend one of the Colts games in which medics helped Austin Collie off the field after a concussion” (Foster). “Simpson saw an opportunity. In auto racing, he 's known as the godfather of safety, and once set himself on fire to demonstrate the efficiency of one of his racing suits. He figured he could make a better football helmet, so he got to work in his Indianapolis warehouse.
Donville W. Robinson High Tech High School Summer Reading for Freshman/English 9 September 2015 What is Most Important to Children? Are children willing to seek complete freedom from society’s rules? Or do they seek the comfort and security that comes from a normal life? From the child’s point of view, the world will always be in their favor, no matter what path they choose. On the other hand, you can see where they struggle in making decisions.
Do you enjoy what you are doing? - 50/50 everyone has those days that aren’t so great, to be honest, it sucks arresting people, but it’s part of the job, but I love the feeling of knowing that I did the right thing. 12. Recall a time when you were assigned what you considered a complex project? - One time I have to go over to someone’s house to let them know their son had got killed in a car accident.
Brian would be a dynamic person from the novel. In the novel when he had seen sparks off the hatchet when he hit it into the tree he was amazed. “So, he thought if that made sparks I can make a fire with that wood and my hatchet,”Brian said. Brian had being seeing his self change day-after-day. When the tornado had passed by the fire, it ruined it and his shelter.Brian had changed to a city boy to a survival Brian he seen his life as.
This book will make kids feel sad, happy, and excited for the main character Paco. The things Paco goes through in this book are things similar to the things kids that get adopted or put into foster care goes through. The lesson in this book is that no matter how happy you think you are, having a group of people who support you will always make you happier. This is important because some second graders who were adopted go through some tough times and think that they only need themselves. This book is for second graders, these students appreciate having a family who loves them.