I Never Had It Made Jackie Robinson Analysis

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History-Changing Turning Points

Turning points, or life-changing experiences, are moments that could be good or bad and can change a person’s life. Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals, “ I Never Had It Made” by Jackie Robinson, and “The Father of Chinese Aviation” by Rebecca Maksel, which highlighted Feng Ru, all had huge turning points. Melba Pattillo Beals, Jackie Robinson, and Feng Ru all impacted their lives and their countries through their life-changing experiences or turning points.
Like Robinson, Melba Pattillo Beals helped blacks have the same quality education as whites had. Melba Beals woke up on September 25, 1957, 8:00 A.M to find “fifty uniformed soldiers” (Beals). The soldiers wanted to protect the Little Rock Nine from
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When Feng Ru heard of the Wright Brothers’ success, he turned to aviation. Feng Ru “ laboriously translating into Chinese anything he could find on the Wrights, Glenn Curtiss and, later, French aircraft designer Henri Farman” (Maksel). Using his knowledge of aviation, he “ went east to learn all he could about machines, working in shipyards, power plants, machine shops, anywhere he could acquire mechanical knowledge” (Maksel). He did this to eventually build the airplane. Feng Ru “established the Guangdong Air Vehicle Company in 1909,” (Maksel). In paragraph 7, it states, “ During one test flight, Feng lost control of his airplane (not an unusual occurrence), which plunged into his workshop, setting it ablaze.” this explains how this was a challenge he faced when he was trying to be the Father of Chinese Aviation. In conclusion, Feng Ru hard work led him to become the Father of Chinese Aviation.
In conclusion, Melba Pattillo Beals, Jackie Robinson, and Feng Ru had life changing experiences which not only changed their lives, but also their countries. Melba Pattillo Beals helped blacks have the same quality education as whites. Jackie Robinson helped future African- Americans play in a variety of sports. Feng Ru, with tough work, he became the Father of Chinese
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