After the death of his brother and his father Dale lost motivation in school but, even with poor grades his Mother, Viola, encouraged him to go to college. He first enrolled at the college of the Puget
Few years later, Robert Fulton, stayed in PA, as a painter. At the age of twenty-three, he met Benjamin Franklin and got interested in engineering. Fulton wants someone to sponsor him to go to England. However, he wasn’t sponsor, so Robert decided to go to France to seek finical and constructional support.
Leaving Hoover an orphan with his Older brother, Theodore and his younger sister, Mary. Leaving them with their uncle Dr. John Minthorn. In 1929 Hoover took office and became the president of the United States. The Great Depression started 6 months after Hoover’s presidency.
Did you know that penicillin was used in World War 2 to help reduce bacterial infections in soldiers’ wounds? The author states this in passage 3, The Discovery of Penicillin: The True Story. Penicillin was discovered and helped put into use by many scientists, multiple countries also helped too. To begin with, penicillin was discovered by accident. According to passage 1 Not-So-Dumb Luck, paragraphs 6 and 7 it says “Bacteriologist Alexander Fleming left for vacation one day in September of 1928, he left his laboratory a mess… When he came back he noticed that every dish had been covered in mold… a dish that caught Flemings eye contained… a rare spore called Penicillium notatum.
Imagine losing everything that you once had, your friends, family, all of your possessions, and everything else that once belonged to you. This is what happened to Elie Wiesel when his family was taken from him during the Holocaust. Wiesel lived in a small religious town. He was sent to Auschwitz and then sent to Buchenwald for his religion (Jewish). A little while after the war, he moved to France and then to the United States to become a professor at Boston University.
He might last another year ⎯ maybe not” (35). His diagnosis is a death sentence, not because the diseases are incurable, because the clinic doesn’t have the resources to buy the cure for him. (35) “There’s barely enough money to buy aspirin [, the doctor says.] [And it’s] like this every day. ... [The slums] are packed with other kids just as bad off ” (35).
How tragic would it be to spend 36 years training to be doctor, but then not being able to practice as a doctor? Well, that’s what happened to Paul Kalanithi. At age 36, on the verge of completing residency, Paul was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. All of his hard work to be a neurosurgeon-neuroscientist went down the drain. I think that’s really tragic and terrible.
Blind and Deaf? Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia Alabama. When Helen was 18 months old she was ill with “Brain Fever.” This sickness caused her to lose her hearing and sight. Her disabilities caused Helen to have anger problems, throwing tantrums and screaming.
Social cohesion is weakened, and conflict situations are created, generating violence and sick societies. More than nine million children die each year before their fifth birthday. Between 33% and 50% due to malnutrition. The cause of death is usually diarrhea, but behind it is acute deficits of necessary micronutrients. About 2 million children die from pneumonia.
Creatively, the sentence length was varied as some sentences contained six words while others were made of over twenty words. Overall, the author’s craft was made evident by the syntax. In Something Wicked This Way Comes, the author’s tone was dark. Ray
Every day he would see the sunshine, plants, and animals. When the time came on Jacob’s 13th birthday right before he blew out the candles on his cake, everything went black. He was taken out of the nursery pod and told that The Creator was a great leader and he would serve him for the rest of his
In memory of Darry Curtis. Darry Curtis had passed away last wednesday from a disease called tuberculosis. Dally was the protective one in the “family”. He died on sunday October 1st, 1967. The gang used to rely on him for protection and cooking, until he got a deadly disease called Tuberculosis which was spread through saliva.
In The book An American Plague Chapter 2 All Was Not Right there are a lot of reasons on why we can tell it is not all right. Catherine LeMaigre was dying, The doctors discovered what was going around. First, “ On Monday, August 19 it was clear that thirtythree year old Catherine LeMaigre was dying and dying horribly and painfully”. She felt that her stomach was going to explode. Her husband called in two neighborhood doctors.
In this chapter it explains this timeline of events throughout the friendship of both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, but also talks about other things. Going in yearly order it starts off with Thomas Jefferson retiring from Washington’s administration. In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase is made from France, which doubled the size of the United States. The following year, Jefferson’s younger daughter died from complications during childbirth. When this happens Abigail Adams wrote a letter showing her condolences.
Ramon Betances was a politician, born on April 8, 1827, in Cabo Rojo. He received his primary and secondary education in private schools. His mother died when he was young and his father sent him to France. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Paris in 1855, Ramon Betances returned to Puerto Rico and founded a hospital. He worked to save Puerto Ricans from the cholera epidemic.