Audrey Hepburn Short Speech

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“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!” - Audrey Hepburn (Audrey Hepburn Quote). Audrey Hepburn was a British actress, but she was highly loved and cherished in America, too. Even though Audrey wasn’t an American citizen, today people still mourn her young death at only 63. Audrey was born in Brussels, Belgium during the April of 1929, and died in Tolochenaz, Switzerland in 1993. When Hepburn was the young age of eleven, she was in the German Occupation of Holland and those memories forever changed her life. When Audrey began to mature, she started to discover her true potential as an actress, not a dancer as she always dreamed she would be. Audrey Hepburn was a hero who experienced struggle and growth and left a lasting impact on America. Audrey Hepburn’s Era Audrey Hepburn survived World War II, which lasted from 1939- 1945. World War II was a war between the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, United States and…show more content…
Audrey worked with UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) to help children all over the world. “I can testify to what UNICEF means to children, because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II," said Hepburn when she was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador in 1989. "I have a long-lasting gratitude and trust for what UNICEF does" (UNICEF). Audrey Hepburn worked for UNICEF in the field, as well as at home. She went on many trips including a polio vaccine project in Turkey, training programs for women in Venezuela, and projects for children living and working on the street in Ecuador. Some other projects that Audrey had to travel for were: projects to provide drinking water in Guatemala and Honduras, radio literacy in El Salvador, visiting schools in Bangladesh, and working on projects for impoverished children in Thailand. Other programs that Hepburn helped out with were: nutrition

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