Although Louis Zamperini’s childhood was filled with drinking, smoking, and stealing, he grew up to be a great hero and leader. Louis Zamperini was born in January, 1917, in Olean, New York. Louis started running cross country in high school and in 1936, he was sent to Berlin for the Olympics. Louis was supposed to go to the 1940 Tokyo Olympics, which were cancelled because of World War II. After the Tokyo Olympics were cancelled, Louis became
Robert Henri. Mary was one of seven children, two of them died in infancy. Her family moved eastward, first to Lancaster then to
Nothing could have prepared me for how rigorous the practices were. I suddenly felt extremely inferior and disappointed that I could not even make it through the warm ups let alone the actual practice. Team overall was very friendly but the upperclassmen
Jimmy Stewart was a famous actor. He was also in the military and went to world war II. His full name is James Maitland Stewart. He was born on May 20th, 1908. His birth place is Indiana, Pennsylvania.
Louie Zamperini was a rebellious and courageous man throughout the years of his life. He was a olympic runner and came in first for fastest time in high school and later went the olympics to race against other cities. He was in a POW camp for 2 years and was beaten by a mean man named Mutsuhiro Watanabe. And Louie Zamperini was born in Olean New York and later moved to Torrance California. Louie Zamperini shows two characteristic traits of rebellious and courageous throughout the book Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken.
I spend the last four years in high school playing different sports and keep my body in great condition. I was a huge star in high school I would play football after football season finish, I would play basketball then last not at least I would run track and field. Being an athletic student mean that you have to work hard and show dedication, not only on the court or the field but also in the classroom. This word reflected back to my freshman year in High School football was one of the
He has ran competitively since seventh grade. it wasn’t until freshman year when he became more invested in the sport and soon after dedicating more time during sophomore year he became a varsity runner and continues to run to this day. Training to be a successful runner can be very rigorous. According to Lake “Training is really hard. We spend everyday
His great-grandson then shot a documentary called “Born Rich” about the experience of growing up as an heir to one of the world’s greatest organizations, Johnson & Johnson’s. The Chairman and Board of Directors was appointed in December 2012,
Hello, I am Micha Reed! I attend Arcadia High School & am considered a student-athlete. We were at the biggest meet of the year in Cross Country. The tension was high, I told my coach that the season hasn’t been the hottest for me & this is the meet where I show what I have been training hard for. The mens 3-mile race was about to start & we had to check in at the start line.
I was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador until the age of 14. Due to economic hardships, my mother immigrated to the United States when I was five years old to seek better opportunities. My parents had to sacrifice themselves to provide my brother and I with the best education in Ecuador. They did not only pay for my brother’s private school but also for our extracurricular activities expenses. However, because of my performance in gymnastics, I won a scholarship for the best military academy in Ecuador.
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.
Through the adversities that accompany senior year, I have worked hard to propel my academic career, develop my leadership, and to have a successful soccer season. I recently had a conversation with the instructional superintendent, Anthony Smith, and he equated high school with a 400 meter race. As the race concludes and fatigue attacks, I continue to sprint towards my objectives. In the first semester, I applied to seven universities and I was admitted to all of them. I decided and committed to Colorado State University.
Millions of families have immigrated into the United States since its founding. One such family was the Macaluso/Cusimano family. This family of Sicilians lived in Italy for three generations, until immigrating into the United States in 1894. Though they did not lead exciting, politically important, lives, they left their mark through an enormous bloodline whose oldest known source is Vincenzo Cusimano. His descendants, Dane Crosby being a member of the latest generation, went on, and continue to live on, to lead fruitful lives.
The man that is known to be unbroken. A movie in 2014 called Unbroken was about Louis Zamperini. In it, it showed his childhood where he was a troublemaker then he was told by his brother to start running. After running for years he goes to the Olympics and was the first American which was unexpected. He then joined the Army and was captured and held in a prisoner of war camp.