9:02am, April 19th, 1995 an explosion goes off at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The red and orange blast, felt up to forty miles away, destroyed the building. 168 people were killed and approximately hundreds injured. I ran toward building, there is debris scattered everywhere. “Four blocks away and a little more blood on their shirts… three blocks away people sitting on the curbings… two blocks, one block away when people had towels on their heads laying down”, I tell my wife Claudia.
Maya was a great lady known for her acclaimed memoir. Maya Angelou had a rough childhood, her parents were divorced and she and her brother were sent to go live with their grandfather on the mom side. She experiences racial at firsthand and she was raped by her mother’s boyfriend, for her being harass her uncle killed her mother boyfriend and the experience of being harass made her
When the man that she has been married to for over a decade and a half is shot and killed in what she believes is a random attack, she is traumatized and devastated like never before in her life. Things only get worse when she gets home to a series of threatening messages on her machine that immediately inform her that the shooting was no random attack, but rather a deliberate planned attack intended to send a message. Her children now in danger from a deranged killer with unreasonable demands, she engages the services of her three private investigator sisters to unravel some of her husband’s darkest
Devil’s Island On November 30th, 1933, in Seattle, Washington, Mr. Pyle turned on the gas and cut one of his wrists. A few minutes later his wife smelled the gas and found her husband who police said was “despondent over financial troubles,” and brought him to the hospital. The Great Depression influenced many crimes and suicides that were necessary for most people to commit due to their financial deprivation. Financial stress being the number one cause for this violence, made it very hard for many families to succeed during the 1920s. If you disobeyed the rules of society, they sent you to prison.
Taking a deep breath, she told the family the horrible truth. Decades ago, she had been a terrible alcoholic and drug user. She had also been a nurse. One night, she had been so high at work that she could not do her job. A baby died, and she was fired.
Between Sethe and Beloved, there is always a dramatic situation occurring. Sethe, a former slave, lives in house 124 in Cincinnati, Ohio along with her daughter, Denver, her two sons, Howard and Buglar, and Baby Snuggs, her mother-in-law. Many years ago Sethe gave birth to a beautiful baby girl but ended up killing her while she was just a sweet little infant to keep her from getting taken by the slave catchers and being treated horribly as a slave. After she killed her baby many people that knew Sethe, held a grudge against her including her mother-in-law. Proceeding the death of Sethe’s baby, Baby Snuggs became very ill and eventually passed away.
When justifying the invasion of the Iraq war, the Bush administration argued that this is a war of humanitarian intervention. The reasons for intervention according to the humanitarian perspective was that Saddam had been accused of, and I quote, “ forcing Iraqi women to endure horrendous, intolerable cruelty; systematically employing rape, torture and murder for political gain. For example, many human rights groups estimate that nearly 300-thousand Iraqis disappeared since the time Saddam took power in 1979. Thousands of Iraqi women watched in horror as their families were brutally slaughtered. Many of the men were jailed or dragged from their homes in the middle of the night—never to return; their fates unknown” and many more accusations.
A young woman from the outskirts of Nicaragua died a week after she underwent an exorcism ritual in which she was tied up and allegedly hurled into flames, according to her family members. In an interview with local media, 25-year-old Vilma Trujillo’s family members said four individuals including a man who identified himself as an evangelical pastor attacked her. The Nicaraguan woman’s relatives later found her with severe burns on her body, the BBC details. According to the woman’s husband Reynaldo Peralta Rodriguez, church members thought she was demon-possessed when a machete-wieding Trujillo tried to attack people, the Associated Press details. For him, what happened to the mother-of-two is unforgivable.
In the article “Homegirl Cafe” written by Lucy Nicholson, Stephanie Lane was in a gang since she was 11, she has been killing and fighting people. However, years later, one night she was threatening to fight people, she got shot and was in the hospital, her friend Boyle whom she has been friends with since she was a kid told her “your co-workers are here to visit you.” In the article it said,”She burst into tears.” She burst into tears because she thought no one was going to show up and it would just be her. It was then that she realized she had to change. This shows that if you have support from friends and family It, can make a huge impact on yourself and you won’t give
When Mary died after a five year reign she was married to Philip II of Spain, childless, and England was in major debt from wars between Spain and France. Mary I was also the original Bloody Mary because she killed thousands of protestants. Elizabeth wept at Mary’s deathbed but no one knows if it was for her dead sister or because she knew how hard it would be to be
Mary Flora Bell was born May 26, 1957 strangled to death two little boys in Scotswood, Newcastle in a rural inner-city suburb. She grew up in an unstable home to her single parent mother Betty nee McCricket a prostitute who was often absent from the home. Her mother tried to kill her by feeding her pills as treats Mary endured sexual abuse her mother forced her at early age of four to engage in sexual acts with men. Family members recalled numerous counts how Betty had attempted to kill Mary and cover it up by making her death look accidently when she was younger. Mary who had been a chronic bed wetter was severely humiliated by her mother rubbing her daughter 's face in the pool of urine.
In my opinion Andrea Yates murdered all five of her kids due to the mental illness. Prior to the birth of the last child, Andrea have already had a history of mental issues and was treated with antidepressants, admitted to a hospital and even tried to commit a suicide. Also her doctor had warned her about high chances of getting psychotic depression after a birth of another child. Her postpartum depression had a very severe form and should have been treated with medications in order to avoid any major complications. I think that biological and social factors played an important role in occurring the type of psychological condition that Andrea had.
In the 1960 classic horror movie Psycho, Anthony Perkins character Norman Bates had dissociative identity disorder (DID) or in other words he had multiple personality disorder and anyone with this disorder can have up to 100 different identities (Barlow & Durand, p. 200). This disorder was manifested by many years of abuse by his mother, Norma, who always told him that sex was evil and the women were promiscuous, this only left him his mother. This was not just the only disorder that Norman Bates suffered from possesive personality, which he took the place of his mother after he killed her in a jealous rage and we learn in our text that someone could do this and in the case of Jonah who watched his mother stab his father (p. 200), sometimes
In the following days of a pregnant woman being found dead in her Georgia home, police arrested Tyrail Arrenzo Wynn, 25, and charged him with burglary, aggravated assault, feticide, murder and child cruelty. At the Carroll County Sheriff 's Office, Captain Jeff Richards responded that Wynn will appear in court on Friday. Authorities of criminal law believe Wynn last lived in the 100 block of Mitchell Circle, which is located less than a mile from where they discovered the body of Nakita Lashawn Holland, 36. When Holland 's sister stopped at her home in Bennett Circle, she heard her sister 's toddler crying. When she and the victim 's landlord unlocked the door and went inside, they discovered Nakita dead in the bedroom, with multiple gunshot wounds.