He allowed the world to his knowledge, experience, and failures but it’s these monumental events that has landed him a spot in America’s long- lasting history. William Edward Burghardt DuBois was born on February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts .DuBois grew up only knowing the influence of his mother, he didn’t have much of a father around being that his father passed away when he was younger. To help his mother he worked in a factory after school to bring in extra income. Despite working he maintained high grades and remained top of his class and also found time to publish his first story in the community newspaper. When DuBois turned 15 he become the first African American to graduate from Great Barrington High.
Journalist, producer and author, Barbara Jill Walters, came into the world on September 25, 1929. Her father, Louis Walters, worked as the owner of the Latin Quarter nightclubs and as a booking agent, which allowed Barbara to associate with celebrities from a young age. She later claimed that this was how she became comfortable talking with famous individuals as a journalist. Her mother, Dena Walters, was a homemaker who raised Barbara along with her two siblings: Jacqueline and Burton. Jacqueline was born mentally disabled and died in 1985 from ovarian cancer.
After running the institute for many years he then suddenly died of liver cancer on April 19th, 1975. Julian was the first african american chemist elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1973. Percy Julian also had a wife. Her name was Anna Roselle. They met each other at Howard University in 1935.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor was born on June 25th 1954 in the South Bronx area of New York to parents Juan and Celina Baez Sotomayor. Her parents who were of Puerto Rican descent moved their family to New York for a better opportunity for their children. Her parents worked hard to make a living her mother was a nurse a methadone clinic and her father worked with his hands and the family lived modestly within their means. Justice Sotomayor was diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of seven and began taking insulin shot’s, shortly after her father died in 1963 when she was nine, leaving her mother as a single parent, during her upbringing her mother Celina placed a huge emphasis on the importance of education, pushing her children to become
Chapter 1 This novel starts off with the narrator, a girl named Jean Louise “Scout” Finch describing to readers about something that happened in which her older brother, Jeremy Atticus “Jem” Finch, broke his arm and how it affected him afterwards. When she is finished explaining her brother’s broken arm experience, she continues on by going into her family history. Her father’s name is Atticus Finch and he is a successful lawyer in their town of Maycomb County. Atticus and his brother, Jack were the first two Finch members of the family to pursue a career outside of just typically taking over the family farm. Atticus and Jack’s sister though, Alexandra, stayed to take over the landing with her husband.
Biden Biden is one of four children born to Catherine and Joseph Biden Sr. After several bad business moves Biden’s father was unemployed and the family moved in with their grandparents. He has two brothers James and Frank and a sister Valerie. He married Neilia Hunter and had four kids of their own,two daughters Ashley and Naomi and two sons Beau and Hunter. Biden’s wife and daughter (Naomi) died in a car accident together. His son Beau died of brain cancer in 2015.
They married January of 1932 and later had Sylvia that October, in 1935 they had a son named Warren. Otto Plath died from complications with his diabetes, Sylvia was eight years old at the time. It is believed that the death of her father was a traumatizing event for Sylvia, that later causes complications for her in her
Background: Taylor grew up on Naval bases across the country until her late teens where she graduated from Cedar Points High school in Fargo Minnesota. Taylor was the oldest out of three brothers and five sisters. Lived with both parents Olivia and Elliot Underwood. Mother Olivia was a sales agent for 43 years at Met Life insurance and her father Elliot was a career Navy Officer.Taylor met her husband Oz the doctor while attending a benefit for wounded veterans. Her schooling is a Juris Doctorate of Law from Harvard Law School with a LSAT score of 160Mrs.
While I was growing up, I was very aware of my family’s financial status. Both of my parents went to Cosmetology school after they graduated from high school, and shortly after they were married, they had twins. Needless to say, money was tight. Now don’t get me wrong; I had a wonderful childhood. In fact, our financial struggles were one of the primary motivators for my sister and I to attend Louisiana State University and become first-generation college graduates.
I asked my Grandmother, when you finally went for your scan and the results came out positive what was your first reaction? She answered in tears and said i immediately fell to the ground in shock, “I suffered through the treatment and ended up in breast conserving surgery were i got my left side breast removed, over a 2 months of healing after being in hospital for 1 week after my surgery, after a couple of months after my surgery i went for my weekly check up and the Doctor then informed me that i had to get a mastectomy done on my right breast because the cancer cells had spread too and also a bit just by armpit , i am now 77 and finally recovered from the removal of both my breast and now i am proud to say i am Cancer free but in saying that i will never again hesitate getting a check up to insure I’m well. Because my grandmother was a victim to this disease me and my 5 sisters have a great chance of also getting breast cancer. My grandmother asked me to research some of the symptoms that could possible indicate that i may have breast
Working and making my own money, is essential to my persona. I come from two Hispanic parents who migrated to the United States to work. Through our journey here, we have faced many obstacles, and I had no other option but to rise and take action. In my family, my father and I, are the only ones who can currently work. Five years ago, my mom broke her leg, which left greatly impacted her.