She had seen the Civil War Soldiers do this when their limbs had to be amputated.” Her dream was to build a home for the elderly, in 1908 the “Harriet Tubman Home for the Elderly” was built. She died on March 10, 1913 from pneumonia. After her death, Harriet Tubman was buried in Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn with Military Honors. In conclusion Harriet Tubman was one of the bravest women of the nineteenth century. She risked her life to helps other enslaved Africans that were in need of help, to achieve their freedom.
The Maria Cristina, named after the teenager Maria, continues to provide great assistance to the Amazon River. Still dreaming of becoming a doctor Maria enrolled in a university but was too weak to attend many of the required sessions. She was suffering from the brain tumor and her right foot continued to drag. After assisting at Mass and receiving Holy Communion, she suffered a bulbar paralysis (impairment of function of the cranial nerves) and died. In Maria’s memory, a day hospital was named after her.
This story’s theme is that people put their pain and fears behind to save the ones they love. Ana had grabbed ahold of the metal rope instead of her husband’s ankles, he was failing towards the crowd, to potentially save her unborn baby, but the baby actually ended up dying. When the house was burning and her daughter, the narrator, was trapped, she put her past, that she helplessly tried to hide, aside and saved her daughter. Feelings that she didn’t save her first daughter and she wasn’t going to let her born child die. Initially, the story is a calm story of flashbacks but, by the end it shows the sacrifices a mother will do for her children, even if that means hurting herself in the process.
The way she handled herself brought acceptance and respect to all women in the scientific community. Annie’s scientific career lasted around four decades. Wikipedia holds, “Despite her retirement, she continued to actively work on astronomy in the observatory up until a few weeks before she died” (1). Cannon passed away on April 13, 1941. Astronomy had always been Annie Cannon’s true love.
Also Salamanca did not only blame her friends, but she also blamed herself. After Sal 's mother died, she thought that her mother 's death was her fault. Her mother was pregnant and the loss of her baby may have caused the reason that she wanted to pursue her journey. Sal was hanging on a tree and she fell, her mother, still pregnant, carried her to the hospital. When her mother was giving birth to the baby, he was born dead, she then needed to do a hysterectomy, she could not have more babies.
After retiring from her acting and modeling careers, Audrey still felt compelled to give back to the world some way, so she decided on working with UNICEF. Once becoming an ambassador for the campaign, she began to travel to places like El Salvador and Sudan in order to those who were suffering through difficult times (Ridding). Hepburn felt as though this was her call to help people because she, herself, suffered through World War II and knew how difficult things could become. She continued to help those less privileged than herself until her death 1993. The year prior to her death, 1992, Hepburn won two awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Jean Humitarian award, for her work with the campaign (Connelly, 629).
It was April 15, 1983 when ten Boom died. This meant that she died on her birthday, and according to Jewish tradition it was only very blessed people that died on their birthday. There was a lot that happened after the war for ten Boom, she did a lot of things and showed people many things. Cornelia Johanna Arnolda ten Boom truly has left a legacy as someone who was willing to help Jews during war so that they would be protected. Inspiring others to help others in need no matter who they are was a job she did well.
She was the last daughter out of six children. Even at a young age, she showed perseverance by getting married at the age of 16 to our beloved departed grandfather Manuel Fernandez. Thereafter, as the years went by nana and tata were very blessed with nine children. In order to make a living with nine children and to raise them properly was very hard
She loved having people over to see her, since she lived in the nursing home. I still remember how, on my christmas list to “Santa” number 1 on the list was to go see my great great grandma Knott. I remember how she always had a bag of 3 musketeers, she always gave us two or even a handful every time we went and saw her. My great great grandma, was always strong. She was always positive, I still remember the day she was dieing.
At the beginning of 1887, Helen met a teacher called Anne Sullivan. Anne helped Helen make a massive progress with her ability to communicate. Later on, Keller went to college, graduating in 1904. In 1920, Keller helped found the ACLU. During her lifetime, she received many honors in remembrance of her accomplishments.
As a mother, a wife, and a dental hygienist, Sarah knew the value of time and came up with the idea of a place where oral healthcare professionals can manage their continuing education courses. Continuing education is the last thing on the mind of a busy dental hygienist until the time of renewal. Each hygienist like Sarah herself will then have to go out of their ways to look for the 12 hours of acceptable continuing education. About five years ago, she was looking for a place where she can keep track with all her CE courses, but unfortunately, she was unsuccessful. At the time, her brother was working for a company that built web applications; therefore, she came up with the idea that she could also create an app with for tracking CE credits.