In addition to her determination, Jackie also worked hard to overcome her asthma. She wasn’t aware of her condition for quite a while, but when she was diagnosed, she had to make great compromises. On smoggy days, rather than working out outside, she had to train inside. She even had to make considerable changes to her workout routines. Due to Jackie’s hard work, She was able to overcome her asthma and even went on to become an Olympic Gold Medalist.
And that is just great. But so many other people would disagree so strongly with her sunny disposition, after being robbed, by fate, of the life they had worked so hard to make for themselves. Mairs says in her essay, “I am not a disease.” (213) but living with an invisible illness is consuming. It eats people alive. Invisible illnesses cannot be seen by someone who doesn't know what to look for.
Liberty is an inspirational character for every little girl. She maybe not be as intelligent as Equality but she still is her own person, who has the backbone to defy the manacles of her society. Why did Rand choose to change her characteristics drastically might never be known, but putting aside her changes, Liberty is still a brilliant character who is incredibly brave who manages to escape tyranny and remains to be influential throughout
“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” Tim Notke once said this to show that hard work is an important trait to have. In the story “The Marble Champ” by Gary Soto, one recurring theme is kindness and hard work leads to rewards. Lupe is motivated by the thought of being able to successfully play a sport, and works very hard to be successful in it. In the beginning of The Marble Champ, the theme of kindness and hard work leads to rewards is shown. In the text, it said that Lupe was spelling bee, playground chess, and library champion.
Despite certain limitations because of her autism, Jessy is able to pay taxes, take care of her home, and sustain employment. So, with the proper care and support, people with disabilities can also live a meaningful and productive life. Although there were limitations in rehabilitation during the 20th century, the support Jessy received from her family and friends were especially important during her journey. Because of her family, friends, and psychologists, Jessy became more competent and independent as she gradually learned to restrain her behavior and became more socially aware. Due to her autism, Jessy has impairments in social interaction, communication, and imagination, so she is in a world of her own.
Not even when the students had animosity with each other. She made all them work together and come over their differences. She did things I couldn’t see any teacher would be capable of doing. She could have ran out and gave up on them and went to a better school but instead she stayed and helped as much as possible. With all that being said Erin Gruwell was a successful teacher and a great hero.
This is significant because the athletes did not just win medals the also got things from their sponsors. In addition, Misty did go through hard times but she loves volleyball as Misty said, “You’ve really got to love what you do for it to be extremely powerful” (Misty 69). This demonstrates that people have to work at what they love even though it is hard. This also shows that things are not always easy and that it is very difficult to achieve success. Misty and her mom have a good relationship as Misty said “ My mother is my compass.
Kathy’s donors “tend to do better than expected.” They have excellent recovery times and have few problems even before the fourth donation, which is apparently impressive although at this point the reader has no idea yet what any of this means. Kathy defends her privileged status saying, “Carers aren’t machines.” She describes her work as physically and mentally exhausting, deserving of any break available. The reader sympathizes early with Kathy because she is kind and earnest but mostly because one can’t imagine the horror of her existence. The criticism Ishiguro
These few adjustments helped me gain confidence and improve my self esteem. Becoming RESILIENT was difficult because of denial. My mom’s strength made me stronger, failing was not an option. I became strong enough to address my feelings and get help. I am held ACCOUNTABLE and responsible enough to focus, get to class timely, take medication daily, and write important deadlines and assignments down.
In the example of Alice Walker’s The Colour Purple, the protagonist, Celie, lives oppressed, obedient and controlled by her abusive husband, unable to fight back due to the lack of strong role models. But, Celie begins to learn how to be independent and to follow her dreams zealously, thanks to the introduction of strong female role models. In fact, it is the example of these role models that aids Celie in becoming an independent businesswoman who believes in her self-worth. Hopelessness will strike every person in their lives at some point, due to oppression or stressful situations, but with a quality support system, that hopelessness can be
During her constant efforts to be known, along with appreciated, she and her husband had become separated. This provided girls all across their shared community with the mindset that being an independent individual was not always unacceptable, instead it could be a beneficial lifestyle. Even without a significant other, one could still possess great knowledge and intelligence. This theory, so to speak, was acknowledged once Mary had received the Medal of Honor. Suddenly the expectation among females had been altered.
Yet, she bravely disregarded all expectations by learning how to read braille, write and talk. She became an activist for the disabled. Keller’s story can inspire many to overcome adversity because of the fact she defied expectations by overcoming her disabilities to live a successful life. Before her sickness, Keller lived a simple, joyful life and showed signs of great intelligence. Keller was born