She was one out of sixteen people in that competition (Hollander 29). She was also sick that day but still went on stage, her performance was taped and she won Funniest Person In America (Hollander 29). She does her talk show to make people laugh (“ Ellen Degeneres Biography 2”) She did several things in her life to get her where she
Shortly after ending her job at ABC she began working at CNN as a producer and filled in as an on air reporter when she could. After seven years, she took a reporter job in Washington at a NBC affiliated station (“Work”). Here, at NBC she really started to make her mark on the reporting world. She was hired as the number two reporter at the Pentagon and over a three-year span she covered the Untied States invasion of Panama and the Persian Gulf War. In 1991, she starting to fill in as a co-anchor on NBC’s morning show, Today, which most people know Couric from.
This specific piece of Donika Kelly’s work, “The moon rose over the bay. I had a lot of feelings.”, utilizes rhetorical devices such as metaphors, repetition, and simile to develop the story of her struggles through life while connecting them to others. Born in 1983, in Los Angeles, California, Donika Kelly was the first child of her parents. She lived in LA until she was thirteen years of age when she then moved to Arkansas. Here she attended high school along with her general four years of college education at the University of Arkansas.
Glenda’s family and her stopped moving when both Glenda and Scott decided to retire from the Air Force in 2008 making their permanent home in Newport News Virginia. Just before retiring, she decided to get her degree in teaching. After receiving her degree, she retired and became a third grade teacher at Greenwood Elementary School, Newport News, VA. Glenda Price-Carter is my mother and to me the strongest women for her sacrifice of so many years to her country. I believe that if Glenda allowed racism of the 70s and 80s around her stop her, she wouldn’t be the women she is
Instead she raised Maya like she was her own. She showed both bravery and compassion giving her both masculine and feminine qualities. That action on its own proved to me that she was capable of being both mother and father for Maya. Geeta Kothari proved to me and I’m assuming a lot of men and women how valuable a woman is. Threw “The Spaces Between Stars” Geeta Kothari portrays how brave, independent and selfless a woman can be.
Sandra Day O’Connor was born on March 26, 1930, in El Paso, Texas. She grew up in her family’s ranch, Lazy B, in Arizona, where she became adept at riding and assisted with ranch duties. Growing up, O’Connor displayed a high level of intelligence. Her parents wanted her to have a love for education, but schooling options near the ranch were limited. Therefore, her parents had to send her to live with her grandmother in El Paso, TX.
Gertrude Bell (1911 – 1987) was born in Liberty, Missouri and graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty. During high school, she was the editor of the school paper, The Liberty Bell. After college, she worked at City Hall for over 20 years until devoting her full time to writing. Bell’s first juvenile historical book was Posse of Two, which was about Clay County, Missouri during the Civil War. Her books, Roundabout Road, First Crop, and Where Runs the River also take place in the same setting as Posse of Two.
Butterfly Rose Oldham was born on the 19th of October, 1998. In 2007, her husband, Maurice died as a result of massive blood clot. There was rumors that the reason for their separation was because of her career in the film industry. She started her career in the film industry in 1994 and five years later saw her divorced. No reason for the divorce was given but according to her, it was a fight that was necessary.
Jacqueline Sheehan, a New York Times best selling author and psychologist from Florence Massachusetts, was born on January 8th. When she was young, her father died of a heart attack and later in her life her ex-husband was killed in a motorcycling accident. During college Sheehan studied anthropology and art, and then after the birth of her daughter she went and got a Phd in psychology and worked at counseling centers. She started to write around the same time she starting becoming a counselor ("Jacqueline Sheehan”). Although she spent 20 years of her life living in western states, hiking, climbing, and spending lots of time out in the wilderness, she will always be a die-hard New Englander.
In 1915 Edwin and Amy got a divorce, and Amy took the girls and moved to Chicago to live with friends for a while. Amelia attended an exclusive high school and junior college. Then, in 1919 she went to Columbia University, but left after only one year to go see her parents in Los Angeles California, because they had gotten back together. When Amelia was 23 years old, she took her first airplane ride. Biographies.com writes what Amelia said after she took her first flight, “As soon as we left the ground, I knew I had to fly.” So at the age of 23 Amelia Earhart knew that flying was her passion.
Margie discovered in her early years a love for fashion, makeup, reading, writing, and drawing. She would go on to graduate from Poly Technic High School in Fort Worth, Texas. The multi-talented young woman had her first child, kYmberly Mieshia Dionne Keeton in her early twenties and continued on with her education by taking classes at a local community college. Later on in life Margie was married to Dudley Glen Bell, Sr., in which they bore three beautiful children, JBell (Deceased),
Two years after his discharge, he attended Alcorn College, which is now called Alcorn State University, in Lorman, Mississippi. He majored in business administration. During his last year of college, Medgar married Myrlie Beasley and later had three children named Darrell, Reena, and James. After graduating from Alcorn in 1952, Medgar moved to Mound Bayou, MS, where T.R.M. Howard had hired him to sell insurance for his insurance company.
Ok the first, I was born in Laredo tx spent a good few years living there then we moved to Austin. Then my dad wanted my mom and me to move to Arkansas I was still 4 or 5. My dad convinced my mom and we went, then my mom started having suspicions about my dad cheating. And it wasn 't long after that my mom caught him and we moved back to my home town Laredo but by we I mean my brother me and my mom. We had to stay at my godmothers house but we spent a good amount of time at my great grandmothers house though.