He remained a private man but his actions spoke loudly and showed his true heart. He donated millions of dollars to different charity’s, organizations, and events that would help others have a better life. He donated to a variety of charitable organizations which included SeriousFun Children’s Network, Shining Hope for Communities, Wholesome Wave, and many
In high school, he was popular among his peers, was elected student body president, and enjoyed performing in school plays. After graduating from College in 1932, Reagan had the good fortune to find work as a radio sports announcer. Reagan spent much of his life turning himself into “someone else”. He soon went from a small-town mid-western boy to become a Hollywood “City Slicker” star. He went on to become a notable film
His successful career in theater soon landed him a big role in his professional acting career as he landed roles in sitcoms on CBS and NBC. This became his perfect launch pad as he soon began making his way into the film industry with his first movie releasing in 1981. The movie became a hit and Denzel Washington Pictures were all over the tabloids as an upcoming actor in the
Wilt played outstanding in high school, which led to over 200 universities recruiting him. He chose the University of Kansas and in his first varsity game he scored 52 points. Wilt led the Jayhawks to the NCAA finals, but lost in double overtime to North Carolina. He averaged a little bit over 30 points a game and was selected twice to All-American teams during his college career. Just like in high school, Wilt played fantastic in college and he knew that it was time to go pro.
Edgar directed ‘Shaun of the Dead’ in 2004, a ‘rom-zom-com’ film which was very well received around the world. With the help of Simon co-writing while Simon and Nick Frost (from a cast Spaced as well) acted in the film, they earn two awards for best screenplay, one from the British Independent Film Awards and another from Bram Stoker Awards. After ‘Shaun of the Dead’, Edgar went full time on the big screen. His second instalment would be a police action comedy titled ‘Hot Fuzz’. Edgar was the director again while co-writing with Simon Pegg, who also again partner up with Nick Frost to play as the leading characters in the film.
My dad is very important to me because he has been there for me when i need help with school, homework, gives me advice, and he is my dad. One day when I was little, I hurt my knee when I was running to give him a hug when he got home from work. So then he came to help me bandage it up. When we got inside he put me on the couch. He wiped the tears off my face.
I have already gotten to do that a lot through volunteering with National Honor Society. That organization showed me why it is crucial to help your community and also created a love of volunteerism within me. We can always do more though. Throughout my high school years I had the chance of doing a lot of work for my community and now I will get the chance to impact a new one. Since I will be leaving Jacksonville to go to college in Fayetteville, the only thing I can do for my old city is encourage its citizens to continue to better the city.
Timothy Walsh Mrs. Merrill Adaptations Yellow 9 December 2014 Paul Newman Biography Paul Newman was a man of many hats; the great actor could be found on the silver screen, on the racetrack, and in the boardroom of several charitable organizations. Newman had appeared in sixty-five films over his fifty year career and accrued ten Academy Award nominations (Harmetz). He was humble, yet passionate for his craft, which is how he was able to maintain his stardom later in life, a feat seldom achieved by actors (“Paul Newman.” Newsmakers). Looking back on his life, Paul Newman said, “I’d like to be remembered as a guy who tried – tried to be part of his times…tried to extend himself as a human being. Someone who isn’t complacent, who doesn’t
Also Salva had to make sure the group stayed out of trouble like lions hyenas and also thugs like the ones that killed Slava’s uncle. The other challenge Slava faced was making his water for South Sudan project happen.Salva had to raise a lot of money to get the supplies needed like the drill, workers and tools. Salva had to speak in front of a lot of people and he had never spoken in front of so many people. On pg 108 it says “He knew english was still not very good.What if he made a mistakes in pronunciation, what if the audience couldn't understand him?”Also Salva had to make people interested in his project and want them to support it and spread the word. Finally he had to plan how it would work and where to do it in South
Thesis Statement: Colonization should be prohibited because Americans would oppress South Americans, and they are losing their culture and a majority of their natural resources. Body Paragraph #1 Topic Sentence: Colonization is negative because Americans would oppress the South Americans. Supporting Evidence #1: “The people in Nigeria were not native about the British encroachment into their territories… Many people even in the non-centralized areas, fought colonial control with every means at their disposal” (Things fall apart, 2012). Explanation: The people in Nigeria had fought for many of these things they have today and they had to work hard for everything they have made in their homes and villages, nothing was given to them for free because they lived in a poor area and They had to work hard for what they got in life and the British are making them fight to have what they made and owned because the British is selfish and wants everything. Supporting Evidence #2: “ we have known that our lands were despoiled in the name of supposedly legal texts, which in reality recognized only the right of the stronger” (Lumumba, 1960, paragraph 3).
Ferrell is the son of Roy Lee Ferrell Jr., one of the Righteous Brothers. He was on the show for seven years, and would return to the show to host two times. With Adam McKay, Ferrell co-founded a sketch comedy website called Funny or Die where users can make and upload content that is voted on by other users visiting the site. In 1990, he graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor 's degree in Sports Information. He has stated that his sense of humor developed from the boredom of living in a small town and entertaining his friends as a child, he was always the class clown in school; winning the "Best Personality" title voted by his classmates.
LeBron James, my modern Brutus. LeBron James was drafted first overall pick in 2003 by Cleveland, he went straight out of highschool, he was so happy and excited that he would be playing ball back at his home town of Cleveland. (Withers). He was drafted on June 26 at the theater in Madison square Garden (Withers). When he was drafted he had a lot of honor, he had stayed with them helping them win singled handedly for seven years.