To truly understand Marilyn Monroe, one must understand her early life. Marilyn Monroe was born in Las Angeles, California on June 1 1926 (Owings 16). Marilyn was born as Norma Jeane (Owings 16). Her mom worked in the film industry (Owings 16). Not able to take care of her, her mom put Marilyn up for adoption 12 days after birth (Owings 16).
On October 1, 1910 Bonnie Elizabeth Parker was born in Rowena, Texas. Her parents, Charles and Emma Parker, had a total of two children. At a young age Bonnie 's father died, and her family moved to a suburb in Dallas, known as “Cement City.” While in school in Dallas she was a bright student who enjoyed literature and language. Bonnie wrote poems such as “The Story Of Suicide Sal” and “The Story Of Bonnie And Clyde.”
Two years later, her father passes away as well. When she was a teenager, she was sent to school in England where she overcame her trait of being shy. Later on in life, in 1905, Eleanor married Franklin Roosevelt who was her fifth cousin once removed. Franklin was first elected in 1933, reelected in 1937, and then ran for a third term against the convention of serving two terms maximum and won. The two term convention was then made into a law.
Both her father and brother died of brain tumors when she was only 15 years old. Before they died they went to Europe to see the world and she got into some trouble for drugs. She managed to win a Scholarship to attend Linfield College. At Linfield college, she met Lou DeMattei in 1970, and soon after married him, they have been together ever since. In 1976 after a roommate committed suicide, she left the doctoral program and became a language development
This marriage was doomed to fail however, as after 3 months Edward divorced Gertrude, causing her to remarry her former husband and abuser John Baniszewski. She had two more children with John and then once again divorced him for a final time. Once again, gertrude wasted no time in finding someone new. In 1963, she met a man by the name of Dennis Lee Wright. After having one last child, Gertrude was abandoned by dennis and forced to support herself and her seven children.
Kenny and Claire Sparks are a working-class couple living in Dayton, Texas. The Sparks have been trying to have a child for seven years, when they finally conceive, Claire automatically knows she is having a boy and names him Landon. On October 23rd 1988 when Claire was just six months pregnant when she started bleeding causing Landon to be born ten weeks early and weigh only 3lbs 5oz. Kenny visits Landon before he is airlifted to Hermann hospital when he notices a mass on his spine and know his son will not survive. Kenny is told about the life Landon will have if he survived the 2 pronged surgeries which given the severity of the lesion would be lifeless and bedridden anyway.
Louis, Missouri named Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928. Being the second child and first daughter of Bailey Johnson, a doorman and Navy dietitian, and Vivian Baxter Johnson, a professional nurse and a card dealer. Getting her name from her brother, Bailey Jr. Further on with her parents divorce Maya and Bailey traveled from Long Beach, California to a Southern backwash of Stamps, Arkansas, specified as Maya’s birthplace. [Angelou Page 15] Living under the care of their grandmother, and somewhat paralyzed Uncle Willie, they lived in the town 's black quarter. Working in the family business Johnson General Merchandise store.
At the age of three, Maya’s parents got a divorce and they were sent to live with their Grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. During her teenage years she was sent to live with her mother in Vivian Baxter, California. Maya began her career as
My nephew Michael has been a blessing in our lives since the day he was born. Even though the circumstances were less than happy. My sisters husband died when she was 2 months pregnant with Michael. That day she got a call saying they couldn 't find Mike, her husband, and she needed to get out there. You can only imagine everything she was feeling as she drove to the his work and what awaited her there was more than enough to last her multiple lifetimes.
It was a summer vacation and I was visiting my cousin who turned 19 years, and was living in a rural village far away from the capital Khartoum. When I saw her, I was terrified and I insisted that we take her to a hospital, so did my uncle who was a pharmacist. We borrowed neighbors’ truck, because there was no ambulance to call. After 2 hours of driving, we arrived to the hospital, the doctors told us that she has suffered from severe dehydration and as a results her kidney failed and she might need to be on a dialysis machine.
Burton passed away in 1932 from pneumonia. She attended college at Sarah Lawrence in Bronxville, New York, graduating in 1952 with a bachelor 's degree in English. Walters has been married
Olaf & Mathilda Miller Ruth Blomquist’s mother, Rasmus and Torina Ordahl’s daughter Mathilda, gave birth to Ruth Elizabeth on July 31, 1903. Ruth began her life as a single child amid the scandal of having an unwed mother. 9 The father, Gust Brown,10 in all likelihood the husband of Mathilda’s sister, Minnie, left the Glenwood area after the indiscretion and moved with his family to Peaver, South Dakota, where he worked as a butcher for several years.
The limited or possibly contaminated water she drank, and her death from probable exposure. She was just a child trying to reach to her mother so they could start fresh, to having a better life. The three weeks after she died in the Arizona desert, authorities identified the body of a 14 year old girl who had bright green sneakers, hollywood sweatpants and a small pearl bracelet around her wrist. The humanitarian group no more death estimates that over 5,000 immigrant bodies have been found.
He was also the oldest child out of seven children. When his mother died at the age of 12 Moses left home. He eventually returned to St. Louis to attend school while living at the home of his English teacher. He graduated from Tennessee State University after serving in the United States Army. He later went back to school to receive his Master’s degree, and taught briefly at the Grambling College before pursuing an acting career.
Louis Brandeis’ father and mother were both from the Austrian-Hungary Empire and both had heritage and were descendents of Jewish families whose roots traced all the way back to the fifteenth century. Adolph Brandeis, Louis’ father, while living in the Empire, was repeatedly limited by anti-semitic laws and discriminatory taxes. Louis’ mother, Frederika, was raised in a secular home (i.e. they had a christmas tree every year). (Rosen 29) Frederika and Adolph married and moved to the United States.