He grabbed the mom and her child out of the water, and they were fine. Kelly Slater made a big difference in the lives of the mom and her twenty-two-month-old, who still had a long life ahead of him. God makes amazing people like Kelly Slater, just a normal man, do amazing things. Kelly Slater was truly a brave person to help the mom and her son because it could have put him in danger, too.
Ronald Bucca was a great hero on 9/11. Bucca was honored for the people he saved. Even though he didn’t make it, people will always remember what he had done on that day. Bucca was honorable, enthusiastic firefighter and a dad. His family and the rest of the people he saved will always remember him.
Salva leads a group of thousands of boys to Kenya with his dedication and determination. The text states “I will get us safely to Kenya, he thought. No matter how hard it is” (81) This demonstrates Salva being a hard-worker because he is helping thousands of boys cross to Kenya. Salva’s labor shows he will do anything to survive, and nothing will stop him. Once Salva started walking, another factor of his survival kicked in, He was a very lucky young boy.
Every instance in Douglas's summer points to the great value of life and what it truly means to be alive. When Douglas first comes to the conclusion that he is alive he exclaims that he wants to experience everything there was to feel, including weariness and excitement. Everything he experienced after his profound realization was as though it was the first time because he paid attention to the beauty and marvels of life. To live a good life, you must take time to enjoy the simple things in life and you must not take anything for
Another similarity between these two heroic figures shows their influence on people. Those two people did not just influence the people they encountered but became the role models to many people in the world even years after their death. As being a diver with one leg, Brashear has touched the hearts of millions of people who were disabled. His action showed them that whatever the situation is, one should not give up and never surrender to a certain disability. On the other hand, after Davis’s death some schools where named after him due to the great acts he did (Chamberlain, 2012).
Working with the Special Olympics will be immensely rewarding. As a volunteer for the Special Olympics all you need is a great heart and patience. You do not have to be a great athlete or even have any prior coaching experience. The Special Olmpics offers a general course on the principles of coaching, in addition to a mentoring program in which the new coaches receive guidance from the experienced coaches. We need volunteers to help with the behind the scenes as well, which may include fund-raising or organizing events or any other countless details to keep a huge organization such as Special Olympics up and running.
“You’re the best thing that could have happened.” (Pg.191.) This quote describes that the Duncan’s’ have acted against the erroneous stereotypical views of the town about the Matts. Hence, Skip is freed from despair since he develops a trustful relationship with the Matts and regains a decent financial position. To conclude, ‘A bridge to Wiseman’s cove’ is a story of hope and how teamwork and support from friends and family can help people be rescued from despair. Carl becomes more confident towards himself, and finally gets a family that understands and value him.
Following his story, we watch Joe as he becomes independent and learns how to survive at a very young age. Eventually, he makes it to college where he decides to join the collegiate rowing team. But it was much more demanding than he ever expected. Al Ulbrickson, the coach of the team, was extremely overbearing on them. But this would end up being an important factor, for this would help them make the final transition from childhood to manhood.
Finding Nemo, a popular children’s movie, the protagonist Marlin, goes on a heroic journey trying to reunite with his son. As a father, he goes through a lot of obstacles as well as success. Marlin’s greater truth was that he realized how to be a better parent by letting Nemo learn on his own and that he isn’t as weak as he thinks he is. Because this story is told from 2 perspectives, both Marlins and Nemo’s. Nemo has a greater truth as well.
There is literally tons of reasons why people go swimming. Some people do it as a sport, like the American Olympian, Michael Phelps, who basically dedicated a couple of years of his life for swimming while taking home gold medals for his county. Some people swim for fun, especially during the summer. Beaches and resorts are always packed so some people also use this as a form of business, just like lifeguards, whose job is to rescue people who couldn 't swim or are having trouble swimming. This leads to safety, it is very important to know how to swim for survival, it is best to make sure your child learns how to swim at an early age so that no matter what happens, they would have knowledge about it.