Lois was both a little sister and a big sister. Her older sister was called Helen and her little brother was called Jon. Her sister Helen died in 1962 at the age of only 28 of cancer. This incident was the background of her first book, “A Summer to Die”, which is about a young girl who tragically loses her older sister. Her brother Jon, who’s six years younger than Lois, grew up to be a doctor.
Alice Johnson was born and raised in Boston, she was born on June 14th 1800. Her mother died at her birth she was raised by her two older sister and father who worked in the trading business, both of her sisters were school teachers. Alice was very well educated at home. She began writing poetry at the age of 13, reaching her early 20s, she used poetry to speak out against the inequality of Men and Women. Alice lived in a house in a suburban area, new railroads were being built just a mile away.
In the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Henrietta had a normal life before she found that she had cancer and everything change. Henrietta was born on August 1, 1920. When she was four years old her mom died and her father took the family back to his hometown of Clover. His father took them back to Clover so he could send his ten children to different relatives to live with them. Henrietta went to live with his grandfather and her cousin David or most people call him Day.
Childhood On July 6, 1921, Anne Frances Robbins was born in New York City, she was an only child of Kenneth Robbins, a salesman, and Edith Luckett Robbins, an aspiring actress. From an early age, Anne acquired the nickname “Nancy”. During Nancy’s infancy, her father, Kenneth left the marriage, leading to Edith to send her daughter to be raised by her aunt and uncle, Virginia and C. Audley Galbraith, in Bethesda, Maryland. While there, Nancy attended Sidwell Friends School. Her aunt would also travel with her to New York to visit her mother, when her mother was there for lengthy theater runs (1).
Who is Amy Winehouse? Amy Winehouse born the 14th september 1983 was a very famous singer, known for her lyrics and voice but unfortunately died at the pinnacle of her career due to alcohol poisoning. Amy grew up in Southgate, London, England. She had one older brother named Alex. Their parents were Mitchell Winehouse and Janis Winehouse.
Vee is a teenage girl who lives with her dad who is a famous doctor in town and her sister Mattie who is a year younger than her. Vee’s mum passed away when she was really young due to cancer. Vee herself is suffering from narcolepsy. When everyone thinks she is just passing out at odd times, Vee holds the biggest secret about her narcolepsy. Whenever Vee passes out she would find herself inside some random person’s head.
Jean Louise, nicknamed Scout, is the daughter of Atticus Finch. Atticus Finch is a lawyer and a widow, his wife having have died due to a sudden heart attack two years after Scout’s birth. On the other hand, Jeremy Atticus Finch, or Jem for short, is the eldest of the two and is an aspiring lawyer. They have a cook named Calpurnia who is black and strict. The story begins with
Jacqueline Sheehan, a New York Times best selling author and psychologist from Florence Massachusetts, was born on January 8th. When she was young, her father died of a heart attack and later in her life her ex-husband was killed in a motorcycling accident. During college Sheehan studied anthropology and art, and then after the birth of her daughter she went and got a Phd in psychology and worked at counseling centers. She started to write around the same time she starting becoming a counselor ("Jacqueline Sheehan”). Although she spent 20 years of her life living in western states, hiking, climbing, and spending lots of time out in the wilderness, she will always be a die-hard New Englander.
Humphrey Bogart Bogart’s real name was Humphrey DeForest Bogart and was born on December 25, 1899 in New York City, New York. He was born to Belmont DeForest Bogart who was a wealthy surgeon and Maud Humphrey who was a well-known magazine suffragette and illustrator. But little did he know that his father was opium-addict. Bogart had been expelled from Yale for medical studies, he served the U.S Naval Reserve and later on, he managed the theater company that was owned by William Brady who was his family friend. Unfortunately, Bogart died on January 14, 1957 battling with throat cancer and follow up surgeries at his home in Hollywood.
But she later returned to high school and became pregnant with her son Guy, by her high school lover. Over time the young couple eventually split. She then left home at the age of 16 and began her life as a single mother, implementing long and hard hours as a waitress (Angelou. I Know Why.... 29) Years passed and in 1952 she married a man named Anastasios Angelopulos. She met him while pursuing her career as a nightclub singer.
She grew up with her two brothers what is now Cerritos, California.When Pat was twelve her mom died of cancer. Five years later her dad who she was very close to died in the mines. He died from this disease called silicosis. Later on she met richard nixon in Duke University law school, then they got married and had to daughters their daughters names were Tricia and Julie Nixon. As the First Lady of the United States she had to go travel to meet important people in different countries and states.