But we’ve never lost an astronaut in flight; we’ve never had a tragedy like this. And perhaps we’ve forgotten the courage it took for the crew of the shuttle; but they, the Challenger Seven, were aware of the dangers, but overcame them and did their jobs brilliantly” (Reagan). While alluding to the horrific incident aboard Apollo 1, he makes certain of the fact that the families of the victims and citizens everywhere are aware of their bravery in this worst-case scenario that catastrophically played out on live television. He praises the bravery of the victims to not only carry their names on in virtue, but to also announce to the public that they did their jobs as well as they possibly could have in their horrendous situation. He is trying to paint a picture in the minds of the audience of bravery and comfort their worries of last second
"The Snow Walker " is a tale of adventure and survival. A story about how the main characters are going to survive in Northern Territories of Canada after a plane crash. Set in the 1950s, it features an arrogant white pilot, Charlie Halliday, who was bribed with walrus tusks into taking a sick Inuit girl to a big city hospital. He is an ignorant racist. At the opening scene of the movie, we can see how he scoffed at being called "Brother" by an Inuit.
It is such an honor to write a report about it as it affects so many people. The flag is an inspiration to United States’ citizens because it represents unity, purity, and justice. This is key to a successful nation and its people. The flag also brings hope and courage to all. When you look at the flag all you may see is a piece of fabric that seems to be everywhere.
The article “ Into the Dark Water “, by Lauren Tarshis has many quotes from 17 year-old Jack Thayer, a passenger and survivor of the Titanic. Tarshis used these quotes to intensify the article and make it more interesting for the reader. The story feels more real with these quotes.She also used quotes to give the reader the emotions that Jack had and make the reader feel as if they were there. In paragraph six of “ Lost in the Crowd “ Tarshis used a quote from Thayer as he was jumping off the ship “ with a push of my arms and hands, jumped into the water as far out from the ship as I could…. Down, down I went, spinning in all directions.
The members have to take the sad news and use it as inspiration, they dedicated their performance to Joe and his family. The documentary Young @ Heart definitely touched my heart. The majority of chorus members have more energy than me. They are beyond dedicate and bless to be members of the Young @ Heart chorus. Even in their worse physical health many members were still practicing and thinking about their “Alive and Well” performance.
It was a brisk January afternoon in Upper Manhattan, New York. Nothing out of the ordinary, until a commercial airliner lands… in the Hudson River. The plane had struck a flock of geese at 15,000 feet, disabling both engines. The pilot weighed his options, and decided to land his stricken jet in the Hudson. But was that the right choice-- to put passengers’ lives in danger?
Every Once and awhile, tragedy strikes, and the whole country sits still. On January 13th, 1982, Air Florida Flight 90 crashed. An event such as this one, though tragic, is sadly fairly common. Although, on January 13th, every soul in the united states had their eyes glued on the news channels, following the crash. There are many speculations about why this crash, in particular influenced the public so dramatically.
The Flying Machine: Ray Bradbury 's stories send many messages to other reading his story. For example, “The Flying Machine” could be thought of as a message for our time. ”Progress cannot be stopped” is Ray Bradbury 's message for this story. This proves that that as your get better or make even bigger progress in life then you cannot be stopped by your little mistakes or little bumps in your road. Ray does a really good job in this story of expressing the message for this short story.
The Big Apple was the capital for those seeking work in America, opportunities to change the lives of anyone, and to give the chance for anyone to follow their dreams. People from all over went to the magical state of New York, from the ex-slave states of Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia; to the free states of Ohio, Oregon, and Iowa a lot of people wanted to go to New York just like today. New York, home to Broadway Theater, home to the roots for many music genres we still listen to today. So much of our culture came from just New York alone. Some ex-slaves, free men and women, were drawn to New York because of all the famous artists and the potential they felt there.
I’m glad this didn’t happen to me! “Since the cars were at a 30-degree angle on their sides, the removal of passengers using a bucket truck was a bit tricky, said Tampa Fire Rescue special operations chief Emilio Salabarria”("Busch Gardens roller coaster stalls mid-ride”). A roller coaster started to stall with 16 people on a ride. The firefighters came and got the passenger out with a bucket and harness. Three hours later, everyone was safe ("Busch Gardens roller coaster stalls mid-ride”).