Can One Person Make A Difference Essay

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Can one person really make a difference in someone’s life? I’ve asked myself this question over and over again, and keep coming to the same conclusion. You hear that one person can’t make a difference in someone’s life, but I beg to differ. The person doesn’t have to be saving your life to deem it as making a difference. Someone can make a difference in someone’s life, no matter how big or small. The worst thing any parent can hear is something is something happened to their child. Whether it is something minor or major, the parent will worry. When athletes or celebrities take time out of their day to go and visit sick children, it can make the child and parents believe, even for a moment, that everything is going to be okay. When the USA women’s volleyball team went and visited the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, they spent the day playing games and interacting with the children. They got to see smiles on their faces and play video games, board games, and painted pictures. Amber Ayala, a Child Life Activity Specialist, said, “At the end of the playroom shift, the patients didn’t want the players to leave! They wanted to continue playing with them. The visit helped distract the patients from feeling any pain or…show more content…
A resident, by the name of Laura Warburton, has helped the community in such a way that she has changed many people’s lives for the better. She has led the way in helping the young and homeless individuals by having the community collect cold-weather gear. Because of Warburton’s vision in helping the young and homeless, shelters are being prepared to open. Warburton’s advice is, “See it, fix it. Do it scared if you have to. Just do it. Love everyone along the way.” Because of Warburton’s efforts in helping the homeless, they now have warm gear for winter. She has changed some of people’s lives by knowing that someone cares about them, and wants them to be
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