Essay On American Dream

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The American dream is not dead! Some people may say that the American dream is dead or that is just something that is made up but, it is not. Some of the most famous people have even struggled with their American dreams. The American dream isn't easy for anyone, it takes effort and commitment. Many people don’t believe in it but, that theory can be proven wrong. The American dream is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Because of politics and everything going on in the world, the American dream seems unreachable. Life. Everyone deserves to live their own. Living the ideal American dream isn’t always easy. To get to it, it takes a lot of hard work and determination. John Paul DeJoria, he proves just that. In 1980, John was living out…show more content…
When Perry was younger he was beaten and molested by his abusive father and molested by the hands of various men. Tyler Perry never finished college but, that didn’t stop him from getting a GED. After college Perry pursued the acting career and was discovered by Oprah Winfrey. Oprah invited Perry on her show for inspiring others. The result was Perry's written play became the actual musical "I know I've been changed". The more and more he kept acting and the better he got, the more he was discovered. The success of the plays and Perry's acting led him to get a $5.5 million budget that backed Diary of a mad black woman. "The film debut of his popular Madea character, nettled a domestic gross of more than $50 million" states the street.com CITE The success of Tyler Perry led him to build his own studio and sound stage in Atlanta, Georgia. Tyler Perry is now pursuing his acting career and his living his American Dream. In conclusion, the American dream is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Many people wouldn’t be where they are today if it wasn’t for the struggles they went through when they were younger. There are struggles and downfalls that come with the process of the American dream but, in the end its worth it. Politics and everything on the news leads more and more people to not believe in their dream, and despite that it is
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