In discussing his father’s “terrible life” he goes on to say that his father
George W. Nye Trevor J. pierce George Nye was a loving husband and hard worker, he also came back from a civil war that tour the nation apart looking like a skeloten. He was a mechanic and was a prisoner of war. He was sick for 6 months. During this time he watched his brothers die, while he somehow survived, day after day, month after month, and yet he survived. When he got home he could not maintain his work because he was to weak.
John Henry is the main character known as Hammerman. Hammerman is considered to be part of the oral tradition category. John Henry is presented as a ballad to be sung, whereas Hammerman was written as a story to be read. Hammerman was a black worker, in the 1870’s, who helped build the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad.
He explains before how he was close to his stepfather and even considered him to be his real father. Not only did he refrain from keeping his grades up and doing good in school, but he deliberately started doing wrong. For example, “I snatched purses. I shoplifted. I even robbed a petty drug dealer once.”
Jack Gruener was born in Krakow, Poland in 1927. Jack was an only child. He was twelve years old when the ghetto Plaszow was being built. He survived with his parents, aunt and uncle on top of the roof of their apartment building. They lived in a little shack. One day Jack went out of the ghetto to visit one of his friends. When he got back he noticed that the shack was raided by the Nazis. He was soon taken by Nazis, and then he saw his Uncle. He told him that his parents were killed during the deportation. Jack and his Uncle were separated at the ghetto, and then soon reunited at the camp Tezebinia. His uncle was killed at that concentration camp. He was the only surviving member of his family. He soon went to Birkenau, where he got Prisoner
Frederick did not cry at his mother’s funeral just because he did not really know
He was the youngest born of 5 children. He ended up only living there for a short amount of time because his father left them. Then he moved to Pasadena, California. His family was very poor. They lived in a under average house in a neighborhood.
It was February 25th. It was the day that Sean Marsee took his last breath. Sean Marsee is a teen who had died recklessly because of his smoking. This teen track star was very successful. Sean had won 28 track medals in the 400 meter relay. This teenager could have done great things in life but he decided to take his own life. How? Well, at age 12, he started using tobacco. His mother had told him that using tobacco can be hazardous but Sean didn’t believe her. Sean was going to be graduating in one month and just a weekend away from competing in a track meet but instead, he was laying in a hospital bed fighting for his life. This teen had oral cancer and had been fighting for his life for at least 10 months. Using tobacco will cause addiction
His idiosyncrasy remains loving and understanding, even when his younger son returned home after many of been away with not a penny to his name. The young son showed disobedience to all the goodness his father had offered to him. The young son showed traits such as selfishness as well as being ungrateful. He had no worth for his father’s property nor did he want to work alongside his father on the family farm.