Examples Of Perseverance In A Long Walk To Water

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A Long Walk To Water In A Long Walk To Water, perseverance is an important theme. When things were hard Salva never gave up. The first example of perseverance is when Salva kept walking and walking and more walking with the group. It felt as if nothing was real, but what used to be hunger, a hollow in his stomach, but later a horrible buzzing pain in every part of him. He was tired and hungry, but he never gave up hope of reaching. He kept looking for his family and believed he could find them. When Uncle died, Salva was still determined to reach the refugee camp, and when he did he was still determined to find his family. Without Uncle, the group’s attitude changed, and they grumbled about him being too young and small, and nobody…show more content…
When things were hard Salva never gave up. The first example of perseverance is when Salva kept walking and walking and more walking with the group. It felt as if nothing was real, but what used to be hunger, a hollow in his stomach, but later a horrible buzzing pain in every part of him. He was tired and hungry, but he never gave up hope of reaching. He kept looking for his family and believed he could find them. When Uncle died, Salva was still determined to reach the refugee camp, and when he did he was still determined to find his family. Without Uncle, the group’s attitude changed, and they grumbled about him being too young and small, and nobody shared food with him, so he had to beg for scraps, which were given grudgingly. Under all of his sadness, Salva felt stronger and kept going. Third, in America, he was determined to help the people of South Sudan - “Salva worked for hours and days, which grew into weeks and months”, (pg 108). He didn’t give up and helped many people get clean, fresh water, even though they’re are so many people there who need help. When he found himself losing hope he thought of Uncle helping him get through the horrible desert. There were a million problems to solve in Sudan, so he solved them step by step, one problem at a

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