Mia Hamm: A Tragic Hero

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Inspiration "Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes it better is how you react to it." Those words inspire me and many others. Mia Hamm, the most effective citizen of the 20th century is inspirational in many ways. That quote inspires me because even if you fail you should never give up, you should always try as hard as you can. Mia Hamm was born on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Arizona. She is one of of six children who are kids of an Air Force Pilot so they had to move a total of seven times as a kid. Mia's parents adopted a child named Garrett and he sadly died of a rare blood disease called aplastic anemia. Mia started a foundation called the Mia Hamm Foundation because of her brother. Mia is also the best soccer player in history. She played professional soccer for 17 years and she won two Olympic medals and she held the…show more content…
She cares for other people, like starting her foundation, is for other people to get healthier, better at soccer, better at different activities, and getting transplants. She also cares about her brother and him dying from the rare disease, she started this foundation just because of him. She cares for people in the hospital who needs transplants, and for the young woman who was to get better at soccer. Mia Hamm is a caring person. Mia Hamm has a positive impact on society cuz not only does she inspire other people because of her soccer skills, but because she helps save people lives. Mia's foundation helps raise awareness for bone marrow and cord blood. She started this foundation because of her brother and she raises awareness for people that are in need of a cord blood or bone marrow transplant, because she knows what it feels like to loose someone of a blood disease. Her foundation helps young woman get better at soccer. She is also teaming up with

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