Imagine, reentering the ocean after loosing an arm in a shark attack weeks before. Bethany Hamilton did not think twice about that decision. When Kauai local, Bethany Meilani Hamilton was thirteen she went surfing and was attacked by a Tiger Shark. The shark chomped off her left arm up to her shoulder, leaving only a nub. After surgery, she was ready to get back on her board.
Bethany Hamilton is a surfer, who has been through many ups and downs throughout her life. One big obstacle in her life was surviving a major shark attack in 2003. Her arm was bitten off almost all the way to the armpit. Although she had the support of all her friends and family, it was still hard for her. As time went on, she got accustomed to her new life. Bethany became a huge sensation and wrote many books, got many awards, and even had a movie made about her. Despite Bethany Hamilton’s hardship of losing her arm, she was still able to pursue her dream of becoming a professional surfer.
Did you ever wonder what it takes to be a survivor? Learn from these people and their stories, Bethany Hamilton's, "Young Surfer Girl Tells Tale of Shark Attack" where she gets her arm bit off by a shark. Also, Hyeonseo Lee's, "My Escape from North Korea" where she fought for her and her family to live a free life outside of North Korea. Lastly, Aron Ralston's, "Trapped" where he manages to escape by amputating his arm from having it caught under a boulder. These people definitely have what it takes to be a survivor, with them having the traits: calmness, dedication, and determination.
These two were rescued by the Carpathia and made it home safely. To board the Carpathia, parents had to venture up a an extremely unsafe swaying rope ladder, while the children were hoisted up in fishing nets in fear that they would fall from the ladder. Even though Eva Hart and Jack Thayer did not know one another, their experiences
The use of heroes in stories has been around since ancient times. Heroes were first used as superhumans with abilities like none other. For thousands of years, the same general outline of plot has been used for these stories, sometimes making the unseen stories almost too predictable. The story of Theseus in Edith Hamilton’s Mythology, is an example of a hero’s story. It’s main premise is the idea that a hero is able to help rescue a society that is oppressed because of its unnecessarily harsh lifestyles. As a modern-day reader, there is one more recent hero story that comes directly to mind while reading the story of Theseus: The Hunger Games. Modern day American heroes have evolved minimally from ancient Greek heroes. As an example, Katniss Everdeen in
Bethany Hamilton Did you know sharks are the most feared animals in the ocean? Bethany Hamilton was just 13 when she was attacked by a shark off the shore of Kauai Hawaii in 2003. She was surfing with one of her friends and her friends dad was also there. And all of a sudden a 15 foot tiger shark snuck up on Bethany, and bit off her left arm.
Even being under so many troubles, Anna managed to get back on her feet and started a new family. During the accident, Anna showed "grace under pressure" by being able to save her own life in a split second. During the act, when her husband 's hands and her 's didn 't touch, Anna "tore her blindfold away" (Erdich, 11). Seeing that her
Nearly 19.2 million Americans suffer from different specific phobias such as Aquaphobia. Aquaphobia is a social phobia that is defined as the persistent, unwarranted and irrational fear of water. Aquaphibians conjure up images of dying in the water, drowning, gasping for breath, or encountering eerie, unseen things such as snakes or sharks in the water. In the short story “The Isabel Fish” by Julie Orringer, one of the main characters Maddy has gained this phobia of water due to her car accident in which there was a car crash and she ended up in the water. This car accident has changed a lot in Maddy’s life, but most importantly her perspective on water, and whenever she comes in contact with water, she is reminded of the car accident and
Going to rehab Bathany can get well soon and maybe get back on board. Bathany spent her time in rehab working on herself so that she can be the best she could. Bathany is also a resilient because she surfed again. It takes a lot being an amputee and getting back into the waters after an attack. Over all Bathany came through.
In order to change history, people must learn from their mistakes. Segregation in North America has been a big issue in North America that unfortunately still happens in the world today, however, it is not as bad as it once was. In the poem “History Lesson” by Natasha Trethewey, the author uses mood, symbolism and imagery to describe the racial segregation coloured people faced in the past compared to more recent times, where equality is improved and celebrated.
My Michigan Hero “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” - Babe Ruth Lauren Connell is a softball player for the Michigan softball team. She is enrolled in the college of literature, science, and the arts at the University of Michigan. Lauren Connell works hard to keep her grades up in school she was also bullpen catcher she graduated from west lafayette high school in (2012) she also registered first collegiate putout behind the plate at Ohio State (March 22) .
When I think about the person I am today I think about the people that have helped raise me. We all grow up with different experiences, environments, lifestyles, and people in our lives who help shape who we are. One person that has made a big impact in my life would be my nana and her name is Bea Wilson. She has been in my life since the moment I was born. My nana has shown me that you can make something good out of bad situation.
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Mary Livermore shows leadership and is a legacy. Mary Livermore shows leadership because when she was younger, she got out of school at the age of 14. She also helped women disguise themselves as men soldiers so they could fight in the war. Other nurses would look up to Mary. Mary Livermore dedicated her whole life into the Women’s Suffrage until her death. She shows she has a legacy because even nearly four decades after her death, she became the World War II’s Liberty Ship; SS Mary A. Livermore.