Another weakness for Steven is the microwave meals, because he had to eat microwave meals all the time when his mom went to Pennsylvania for Jeffrey’s treatment. The only thing he ate was microwave meals, other than for breakfast because his father didn’t know how to cook. This led to Steven eating this for several months until the few days his mother and brother were home. Although Steven
Victor is his little sisters’ role model and the one held responsible since his other sisters are still back in Mexico. He is very joyful for his sisters knowing that they are attending school. In school he knows that they will at least eat and have air condition. While in the other hand, there are days when migrant workers don’t even eat, much less have air conditioning. For him, he realized his parents were struggle and decided that he want to help them out as well which is why he goes to the fields to earn roughly around sixty dollars a day.
Vivien Thomas was your everyday carpenter, but he ended up saving thousands of lives. In “The Man Who Saves a Thousand Babies” you can find out how. Vivien Thomas had worked as a carpenter since he was 11 and he always wanted to go to college. He even worked during the start of the great depression. The Great Depression caused Thomas to lose his job, and so he lost everything.
Although Benny was only eighteen months old at the time, it left a memory that burned deep within him and caused an emotional rift between him and his brother that grew wider with each passing year. The brothers live in the safe community of Mountainside where a number of survivors reside. Inside the walls of this safe zone, life resumes as normal. Food is
Growing up, my parents couldn 't always afford what I wanted, but I always had food and shelter. My dad’s family brought him to California chasing the American dream. He had to dropout of high school in order to help provide for his family due to economic problems. He was only sixteen having to work in the fields. My dad is currently working as a forklift driver for Driscoll’s where he has been working for over twenty-five years.
This explains that though she didn't have the necessities for everything she still helped because that's how she was. Harriet helped deserted babies, epileptics, blind, paralyzed for 48 years. This just screams being such an achievement, Harriet helped so many people. Being able to only have 8 in her house at a time but she still helped people for 48 years. Such an achievement.
Saving people and risking your life to people you don’t know, that’s a true hero. First, you try to be a hero for your disabled kid no matter what you have to do. In passage 1, it says, “ Eighty-five times he’s pushed his disabled son, Rick, 26.2 miles in marathons.” Here is a little back up story, When Rick was nine months old the doctors said that he would be a vegetable the rest of his life, not being able to do anything. The told Rick’s parents to put him in an institution, they didn’t do that so they kept him and helped him with marathons and other sports he couldn’t do. They gave Rick something to where he could type what he wanted to say and it would say it for him.
I often helped my mom around our one room house cleaning, fixing meals, and occasionally helping collect laundry from our neighbors. We survived off of our month-to-month income and every penny counted. Life in Nicaragua had always been tough for our village because we lived in the poorest
I also have spent some time at the food bank helping packing food for those in need. My blood type is A-, which is a rare blood type so I enjoy going to donate blood also. I know it doesn't sound like the most pleasant thing to do, especially if you're scared of needles but it makes me feel good knowing that if I can provide something to contribute in saving someone's life, I'm all in! Knowing that you can so easily turn someone's day around with any small gesture, whether it be helping at the food bank, donating anything, and spending time with family or friends, is something always worth
Even though he almost died many times, he did not give up, and he went back to his home country and helped many people have better lives by building wells and giving them clean drinking water. Another character in this book is Nya, an eleven year old Sudanese girl, who has to walk eight hours every day to get water for her family. She always keeps going, even though the way is hard because it is hot and the ground hurts to walk on. One example of hope and perseverance in A Long Walk to Water is how Salva never gives up. He is forced to leave his home and family in southern Sudan when his school is attacked, and goes on a long,