He became widely known as a professional on the golf course and one of the biggest promoters of sportsmanship. In the 1925 US Open, Jones gave himself a one stroke penalty because the ball moved. Both the official and his opponent, Hagen tried to tell him not to do it, but he knew it was the right thing to do. He ended up losing this tournament by 1 stroke in the end. Everyone had said that he should have won without the penalty, but he still believed that he lost by the rules of golf.
Darry also had a hard lesson early in life. He was a great athlete and student with a promising future, then he had to sacrifice his future because if he didn't work, he would have to put his brothers in a foster home. “Darry didn't deserve to work like an old man when he was only twenty. He had been a real popular guy in school; he was captain of the football team and he had been voted Boy of the Year. But we just didn't have the money for him to go to college, even with the athletic scholarship he won.
His father did what he could for his son so he could become the number one classical pianist in China with long practices, working hard and moving away from home. In Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, it shows you need a number amount of practices to meet a famous point in your life, which Lang Lang 's father had got him to. The sacrifices of his father made the success of Lang Lang now; without his parents sacrifices there would be no Lang Lang. Lang Lang 's mother wanted to be a professional musician; his father wanted stay traveling as a musician in the air force orchestra. Their ambitions ended when they became victims of China 's cultural revolution when they got married.
Ponyboy vouches for his brother’s character stating that Darry “had been a real popular guy in school; he was captain of the football team and he had been voted Boy of the year”, but goes on to lament that at this point in the story he “didn’t have time between jobs to even think about college”(16). Given Darry’s accomplishments, it is clear that he would have been a fantastic student and would have made his parents proud. Coming from a working class background, he would very likely have been the first person in his family to go to college, serving a role model for his younger brothers. Despite his parent 's death, Darry could have forgone his responsibilities, since he is an adult and still attend college, leaving his brothers to survive on their own in foster care, or a boys’ home. However, he does not take this option and instead, Darry assumes
Caitlin just needs to feel like Devon is still here but for her dad it hurts to even think of him. As the leader of the family Devon was very talented, he played sports and was a boy scout. He was a very good builder and advanced in boy scouts. He had to finish a chest, the chest brought so much joy to Devon. It was almost finished before the shooting.
Coach hudson is now a coach for henry county high school in paris tennessee. Said in one instance that “i love to teach children discipline and how to have fun on the football field”. John hudson 's lasting impact on our society gives him great respect there isn 't to ,anny parisians who can say the won a superbowl or got drafted to the NFL at all. That 's why a bunch of people look up to him including myself.
Pat Tillman, an NFL superstar who gave it all up to defend our country, embodied the American dream and more. Worked hard on and off the field he earned a comfortable life for him and his family. He not only achieved the American dream, but also gave the ultimate sacrifice of any American – his life. Because of his importance, Sports Illustrated created two different magazine covers to illustrate Pat Tillman's death. The Sports Illustrated “Pat Tillman” cover has a symbolic design.
After watching the Randy Pausch speech, I have gained a better understanding of what it is like to experience flow. Randy Pausch lived his life dedicated and fully immersed in all of his goals. Whether it was to become the guy at amusement park that won the big stuffed animals or being able to get into Brown University; he did everything to the best of his ability. Although he did not necessarily accomplish his childhood goal, he received greater lessons by not doing so. In trying to achieve his childhood goal, he came to understand that his abilities may not allow him to become an NFL player.
He now runs a company and every Sunday he goes and watches his best friend play as a Dallas Cowboy. Dak was very successful because he didn’t leave the field regretting what he could have done but he left the field as a champion. And to this day Dak has went to every game that Anthony has played. So one game got Dak a best friend
The choices you make will always have consequences and those consequences can always affect your most loved ones in the novel Montana 1948 , the Hayden's boys take advantage of their last name, the choices that Frank the doctor of Bentrock made ends ups leading a big events of family problems, the event that happened that summer in that small town will forever hunt David childhoods and the Hayden's family. There is sometimes a person that can no longer remain loyal even to a family member. Wesley the sheriff of the county who loves his brother a lot and had a lot of respect for him, he couldn’t remain loyal to his brother because of the crime he had committed, he had to arrest his own brother " Franks down there..." (109) Wes finally arrest his brother frank after doing research and finding out the crimes he has committed this event causes a lot of drama in the family and breaks down the loyalty they have had for years, this shows how a person has a certain point of which they can remain loyal, and people keeping secrets away from someone can make this