Name of case: Reed v. King Court: California Court of Appeals Citation: 193 Cal. RPTR. 130 (1983) Parties & their roles: Dorris Reed (Plaintiff/petitioner); Robert King (Respondent/defendant) Facts: Dorris Reed purchased a home from Robert King; Mrs. Reed paid $76,000 for this property. Mrs. Reed found out from her neighbors once she had moved in, that Mr. King failed to disclose that ten years earlier a mother and her four children had been murdered in the home. She also learned the house carried a stigma due to its history, which causes appraisers to evaluate the true worth of the home to be $65,000.
Edith Cowan (nee Brown) was the first woman elected to the Australian parliament. She defined a generation of female parliamentarians and cleared the way for the hundreds of women who followed. Born in 1861 in Western Australia, she grew up in the country. She lived a challenging childhood, with her mother dying when she was seven during childbirth, and several years later shooting and killing his second wife, whose murder he was subsequently hanged for. She and her sister attended a boarding school in Perth.
For example, on (“Famous Authors”) it says, “ Her studies and teaching career ended when she married Almanzo Wilder who was ten years her senior on August 25, 1885.¨ This quote shows that this was a very big moment in her life, and that changed her life forever. According to (“LIW Frontier Girl”) it states, “ Rose Wilder was born December 5, 1886, in De Smet, Dakota Territory, the first child of Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder.” This quote tells me that Laura's life changed again, and she now had the to take on the responsibility of caring for a child. Finally, on a website called (“Hoover. Archives”) it claims, “ Caroline Ingalls (Ma) dies in De Smet, South Dakota.” This quote is very important because now, Laura Ingalls Wilder will not have her mother to comfort her when she's having a hard time with something. These few things have turned Laura into a very influential
In Lorraine Dusky’s article, Adoption Laws Protect -- And Hurt, she tells the story of being a young mother: “When I surrendered my daughter to adoption nearly five decades ago, I was a fearful, teary young woman, desperate to keep my identity secret. I’d quit my job and gone into hiding - even my family didn’t know. I was one of the millions of women who relinquished their children during what has become known as the Baby Scoop Era - from the end of World War II to the mid 70’s when the shame of unwed pregnancy all but dictated that while, middle-class women like myself give up their babies.” This mother’s story shows that many fearful women give up their children for adoption. Once Dusky gave them up, she wanted her identity secret and wanted no one to know who she was. Keeping herself hidden may have made her feel better, but what about her children?
I just finished the novel “ The Northern Light” by Jennifer Donnelly. The sad story of 16 years old Mattie Gokey working very hard with her father on a farm moved my heart badly. Her mother died because of poverty and cancer, her brother left home afterwards and she had to take care of her three younger sisters while also struggling with money just to make her mom’s wish. She cleaned the house of her Aunt and worked as a waitress too in Glenmore Hotel to save money. It reminded me of my past when I came to U.S in 2011.
I chose this birth defect because of two of my friend experienced it. One friend lost her son a 3month and my other friend daughter just turned eight. She recently asked her mom why her belly doesn’t look like everyone else’s and sometimes she has severe stomach
I Cha Riza Horton, select My mother, Rosalind Rainwater, to carry the title of a strong black woman. Her parents were both murder during the time she attended high school. She returned home from school one day to find her mother lying dead on the floor in a pool of blood. Leaving her to care for herself and her younger brother, after graduating high school and earning her college degree, she married and had three children with her first husband. in 1985 upon being diagnosed with a chronic illness, she also learned she’s pregnant as well with the child of her second husband.
My mother and her sibling were nine kids at that time. My mother was 15 years old at that time; they shot three of her siblings in one time. It was unforgettable day to my mother; she tried to save the others, and they run away. Everyone was running not knowing where to hide from the gun shot. My grandmother found my mother and her siblings.
Life is weird when you 're being raised by your great grandmother. Born October 30th Estelle was left in the care of her great grandmother since her mother and father weren 't ready for a child yet, both still in high school. Marguerite 's own daughter, Estelle 's grandmother, had passed in a car wreck three years before hand and her son in law wanted nothing to do with the new baby. So Marguerite took the infant Estelle from her birth city of Abbeville, Louisiana and went back to her own home in New Orleans. Raised in a rural environment Estelle was brought up along side the neighbors children and basically allowed to raise hell for most of her childhood.
This statement represents what “The Secret Life of Bee’s” is all about. Lily, the protagonist of the novel, struggles to find love within her biological family after her mother died when she was four years old and her father, T-Ray, became bitter towards her and the world around him. After Lily was older she gained a boost of confidence when her housekeeper, Rosaleen, who was also the only person who loved lily when she was growing up was beaten down by a group of racist that attacked her. When