In 1987 Sian Kingi aged 12 was abducted, raped, strangled and stabbed before she was murdered. Valmae Beck, also known as Fay Cramb was born in 1944, in Western Australia. In a previous relationship Valmae had six children that she all abandoned before leaving and marrying Barrie Watts. Barrie Watts, also from Western Australia was born in 1954. On November 27, 1987 Barrie Watts and Valmae Beck lurked around Noosa headlines seeking for a young girl to be in Watts’s possession.
At the age of three, she was removed together with her ‘half-caste’1 mother and younger sister to Moore River Native Settlement, an institution for part-Aboriginal children with white fathers. She wrote a book called “Follow the Rabbit Proof-Fence”, which deals with the issue of Australian aboriginal children forcibly removed from their families, the so-called stolen generation. This book has been published in 1996 and it is based on a true story. More precisely, it recounts the narrative of three Aboriginal ladies close to the author: Molly, who is Doris’ mother, Daisy who is Molly’s sister and Gracie the cousin. These young ladies were forcibly removed from their families, but they have managed to escape from a government settlement in 1931 and walked over 1,600 kilometres trek by following the rabbit proof-fence, a massive pest-exclusion fence which entirely crossed Western Australia from the north to the south.
Born the daughter of her proud Shoshone chief in Idaho Sacagawea is her name meaning bird women when I turned twelve was when everything I knew and loved was taken away from me. The Hidatsa Indians killed all the men, women and boys at our tribe. Only young women like Sacagawea and her friend Naya Nuki, as they went to their village in North Dakota we worked as their slaves. In Great Falls, Montana I bought a condo there several years ago… the Lewis and Clark expedition learned for a route through the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Sacagawea was the women who led the two men.
Elizabeth Bathory, a wealthy and powerful noblewoman, was born on August 7th, 1560, in Transylvania, Hungary. Nicknamed “The Blood Countess”, Elizabeth allegedly (as supposedly documented in her diary found in the Csejthe Castle) slaughtered six hundred and twelve to six hundred and fifty women--servants, peasants, and maidens alike, to which she notoriously bathed in their blood believing it aided in maintaining her youthful, milky white complexion. Even if one were to take only a tenth of the number she was confirmed and perhaps even rumored to have killed--which would make it around sixty--this number would still record her as the world’s most prolific female serial killer. Childhood: Elizabeth Bathory was born into extreme wealth and a lavish lifestyle. Nevertheless, the Bathory family was one of the oldest and most powerful in Transylvania, a clan in Central Europe that dominated majority of Hungary.
Selina Kyle 's childhood was defined by tragedy as her brutalized mother Maria committed suicide and her violent father Brian drank himself to death soon after loss. After her parent 's death, she was separated from her younger sister, Maggie Kyle. She went to live a couple foster homes, while Selina remanded to the Sprang Hall Juvenile Detention Center, an abusive state home for orphaned or delinquent girls. She remained there until the age of ten, when she escaped the center by climbing out of a broken window. After leaving the center, she went a carnival outside of Gotham and tried to pickpocket the crowds there; however, she was caught by the owner.
She talks about how her mother raised her and her three brothers after their father left them when she was very young and when the children were young, their mother would go to work, and their drunk, abusive uncle would care for them. The Self and Identity concept also related to In Search of Sangum because she is struggling to find herself and figure out who she was. Overall these two stories definitely had their difference and similarities and tie into one
[She] worked her first six years when there was work, or [she] sent her home and to his relatives” (Olsen 28). The narrator did the best she could to raise her daughter. All she wants for Emily is to “only help her to believe-- help make it so there is cause for her to believe that she is more than this dress on the ironing board, helpless before the iron” (Olsen 29). Emily didn’t have the same advantages as the other children, which is why “she compares Emily 's good behavior to the stubborn demands of the younger children in the family” (Werlock 1). The less advantaged past of Emily while she was growing up held her to not be greedy and constantly beg for everything like the other children who have a more privileged childhood.
On April 4th of 1928 Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri. She was given the name “Maya” by her brother, Bailey. Both Maya and Bailey were sent to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas after her parents divorced. When Maya went to visit her mother at the age of eight she was raped by her mother’s boyfriend. After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her.
In the story nineteen thirty- seven, Josephine went through a lot. Before Josephine was born her mother swam across of a blood filled river to haiti , which was where Josephine grandmother was killed. So since then they performed rituals there at the massacre river every year. When Josephine mother die Jacqueline went to show her, her mother's burnt body. When her mother did die, they was brought to her cell where they saw how dirty and muddy it was.
Well I started Pre-K then I moved to Elmore city. Soon I was enrolled in school here my teacher was Mrs. Smit. Soon I made a friend, Brittany Holt. She became my best friend. I remember when our class took a trip to the train station I sat with he and her older sister.
Sophia Mendez is a 34 year old married female, born female. She was born in San Antonio, Chile and later migrated to the United States when she was a young girl about the age of 16 with members of her family in order to gain more educational and economic opportunity. Sophia does not currently work, but she is mainly a stay-at-home mom, caring for her and her husband’s three children. Sophia does attend classes at a near-by college. They live in a home that in which Sophia, her husband, and three children reside.
Suzanne had two older sisters and one older brother. Suzanne is now married to Charles Pryor. Since they have been married they have had two children. After college Suzanne went on to work on television, she wrote several children’s programs, such as Clarissa Explains It All and Little Bear. Soon after that her work have gotten notice and she was hired head writer of the children 's Program Generation O. Collin’s that was persuaded in writing her own books.
Mary Bryant was given birth in 1765 Fowey, Cornwall England. Towards the age of 19 Marry had been appearing for work when she found herself a task as a highway woman. At the age of 21 (1786), Mary was then founded guilty of assaulting a single woman and stealing a silk Bonnet off her. Because of this crime Mary was then sentenced to death. Soon after her sentenced changed too, 7 years transportation.
Edith Dircksey Cowan (1861-1932), social worker, politician and the first woman to be elected to an Australia parliament was born on 2 August 1861 in Glengarry, Western Australia. Her powerful leadership in overcoming the barriers of woman’s public participation in the 19th century was induced by her own personal tragedy. Cowan was the second child of original settlers Kenneth Brown, pastoralist and his first wife Mary Eliza Dircksey Wittenoom, a teacher; A well connected, pious and conservative family. She was able to live a joyful and uninhibited early childhood. However, things dramatically changed as Edith’s mother died from childbirth in 1868 along with the child, when Cowan was the age of seven.
Born on August 13, 1860 , she had 6 brothers and sisters. Her parents names are Susan and Jacob Moses . She was a self-taught sharpshooter. She was from a poor family so she went to go work at an infirmary (which is an orphanage) and that is where she went to school and learned how to sew. When Annie was 15 she was in a competition.