Bethany Hamilton Persuasive Essay

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Introductory Paragraph Hook: Think of a time you overcame adversity. How did you do it? How did you feel? Why did you do it? Bridge: Some childhoods or teenage years don’t seem so hard, but these two girls, Bethany Hamilton and Aimee Mullins have small challenges along their childhood. These two girls find ways to overcome their obstacle. Thesis: Aimee Mullins and Bethany Hamilton are different because they have different ways of overcoming adversity, however they both figured out their challenge and solved it which is significant because it tells you that they were both determined. Choose one. Fill in the blanks with information from your graphic organizer. Delete the ones you will not use! Aimee Mullins and Bethany Hamilton are different because they have different ways of overcoming adversity, however they both figured out their challenge and solved it which is significant because it tells you that they were both determined. Body Paragraph #1- Use the information on your graphic organizer to write a paragraph that COMPARES the two athletes.…show more content…
Aimee made her own legs to reach her goal. It shows determination by her showing that she wants to reach her goal and doesn’t care what people think about her not having her legs. She wants people to see the real her. Bethany gained determination by building up her strength in that arm so that she can still surf. She shows determination by not giving up at first and actually trying to make it so that she is able to surf with that one hand. These people are showing little girls and boys that have the same problem as them, that they should not give up. In Soul surfer she gets letters and this little boy said that he lost his arm and hearing about her story makes him want to do the sport he

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