On Geralds’s 9th birthday, Gerald’s mom came to the house with a sister for Gerald, but he doesn’t want to see neither of the two. Throughout the book, Gerald get beat and abused by Jordan. In the end, Gerald hurries to his burning house and finds, Jordan on Angel. Gerald saved Angel because he tripped over Jordan’s body. Forged by Fire has many symbols thought this book.
First of all, the kidnapping happened while the Lindberghs and their dogs were home. The Lindberghs only stay in Hopewell over the weekend, but at the last minute they decided to stay one more night, and the kidnapping was on a Tuesday. (Hudson). Charles Lindbergh does a lot of practical jokes; he could’ve tried to prank his wife, Anne, but accidentally dropped the baby, killing him. “Anne thought she heard a car drive up at 8:10 pm, but it was not until 8:25 pm, half an hour later than usual that Lindbergh honked his horn in the drive.
The Death of Laci Peterson On December 24, 2002, Laci Peterson was reported missing from her home in Modesto, California by her parents and husband. The Modesto police began their search for Laci Peterson before the standard forty-eight hour limit to file a missing person’s report because she was eight months pregnant. John Buehler, the lead detective on her case, claims there was no reason for her to be missing on Christmas Eve. The police went to the Peterson household and questioned her husband Scott. He claimed Laci was on a walk with the dog earlier in the day, while he had been fishing in the San Francisco Bay.
Dorothy and Eliza did not get along and Eliza forced Dorothy to call her mother. One Christmas Eliza gave Dorothy a wrapped package and when Dorothy opened it she saw a bottle and a note that said “Merry Christmas to a cry-baby.” Dorothy was pushed out of the house when they moved to Spencerport and Eliza said “she just couldn’t cope” if her stepdaughter came along. So arrangements were made for Dorothy to live with her Aunts in Chicago, to finish high school. Dorothy spent 5 years in Chicago with her Aunts. She was happy there she could finish her girlhood in an atmosphere of respect.
“She goes to visit her aunt and uncle when he and her aunt, Soka decide to flee Cambodia to go to America”. In America she meets an American boy, Jonathan. “They become good friends and start to have feelings for eachother but her parents won’t let her date or marry anybody that’s not Cambodian”. America and Cambodia have different living ways too because in Cambodia they have different ways of doing things like, what
It was on a cold December evening that Sophia was with her grandchildren in her small house in Kitchener, Ontario. Her youngest one, Karl, asked, “Oma, what was your favourite toy growing up?” After some thought, Sophia explained, “When I was little, about your age, my father brought home a beautiful china doll for me. I loved it and loved it, until one day, we had to leave Germany after the war to come to Canada. I dropped it when we were on the docks heading to the ship, and it sank into the ocean.” Her older child, Stefanie, said, “Did you ever buy a new one?” Sophia replied, “I’m afraid not. After we came here, money was hard to earn for us, especially because we were German.
That makes her think nobody works. She likes that Americans like to help people in need. She feels so happy at Christmas time when she donates foods and toys to the people in need. She misses her relatives especially her father because he is old, he cannot come to visit her. She visits home every year and she says every time she goes back home, she feels that this is the last time she will see her father and that makes her so sad.
I was 14 years old, my family had just gotten back from the beach for spring break. My mom was yelling at me to get out of the car and help her unpack, but I just stared at the snow tree. The snow tree had started blooming, my brother and I nickname it that because when the flowers are done blooming, the pedals start to fall everywhere like snow. I was in awe from the sight, my mom didn’t notice the tree until the next day.
The day begins with a disagreement between Mom and Dad. Mom thinks that the football practice scheduled for today should have been canceled out of respect for Mike Costello 's family. Dad supports the position of Coach Warner, who does not want to cancel practice just one week before the beginning of the season. Later in that afternoon, Paul and Joey were driven by Paul’s mother to Tangerine, which Paul has never seen before. They go through the citrus groves as they discuss the smell.
It was Christmas Eve we just got home from the midnight church service. My family was all gathered in the living room of our home, getting ready to open the gifts we got from one another. After all the gifts were opened we were cleaning up, Alysia told Troy to go get the rest of the gifts from the vehicle. As we were instructed by my bossy sister, we all had to open our gifts at the same time. Doing as we were told we all began to open our gifts, I watched as my dad held up a little baby shirt, saying "well this isn't going to fit me", we all lit up with joy, because it was that Christmas Eve that we found out a little angel was going to arrive into our big world.