One of the most inspiring women to me is Oprah Gail Winfrey. She was born on January 29, 1954 at 7:51 P.M. EST in Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA. Oprah was the daughter of two unwed teens, Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey. Oprah had two siblings, one half brother and one half sister, that both died. Oprah was originally named “Orpah” after the Biblical character in the book of Ruth, but there was a typo on her birth certificate.
She received her Cosmetology license in 1996 from Career Beauty College in Rexburg, Idaho. Rhonda met her first husband Jeff Ingram in 1997, when she moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they had three sons; Jeffrey, Nicholas, and Alex Ingram. Rhonda divorced Jeff in 2003. Rhonda was a single mother to her sons for eight years.
Oprah’s speech is so compelling because she appeals to her audiences emotions through her use of a personal narrative, various stylistic techniques, and inclusive language. She comences her speech, detailing when she was a little girl with big dreams, watching Sidney Poitier receive the Cecil B. Demille award, the same award that she is being presented with. This story paints Oprah as human and allows her to not only relate with her peers in the live audience, but also the indefatigable working class at home. This strong appeal to emotion is not lost as she moves into the third paragraph where she first begins speaking about the “Me Too” movement. Within this paragraph, Winfrey triggers strong emotions when she states, “Because we all know that the press is under siege
Helen Keller was an American educator that overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf. She became one of the 20th century’s leading humanitarians, and at the same time the co-founder of the ACLU. Helen Adams Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In 1882, she was struck by an illness that left her deaf and blind. At the beginning of 1887, Helen met a teacher called Anne Sullivan.
Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama and died on October 24, 2005. Her parents got a divorce so Rosa moved with her mother to Pine Level, Alabama. She attended a one room, all black school that didn’t even have desks. There was another school, in which only white children were allowed to
She also received multiple awards for her amazing talent. People from all over the world loved her books, short stories, novels, and plays about romance. She has definitely secured a lasting place in English literature (Jane Austen.”). After all of the hard work, blood, sweat, tears, and accomplishments, Jane Austen died on July eighteenth, eighteen seventeen (Damer, Nicholas.). Although she passed, her books continued to live throughout the years.
Mia Hamm was born was Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972, in Selma, Alabama. Mia Hamm retired and opened a foundation dedicated to her brother who died from a rare blood disease. She has a family with 3 kids and her husband Nomar Garciaparra. Mia Hamm married a professional baseball player in 2003 named Nomar Garciaparra. She also has an organization for girls into sports.
Ellen Degeneres was an ordinary girl with some family issues. She was born on January 26, 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana (“Ellen Degeneres Biography 1”). Her parents are Betty and Elliott Everett Degeneres (“Behind The Scenes With Ellen Degeneres Family”). When she was thirteen, her parents got divorced (“Ellen Degeneres Biography 2”). She graduated from high school in 1976 (“Ellen Degeneres Biography 2”).
Near the end of 2014 my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, and in early 2015 my father was diagnosed with colon cancer. Our PCP and the nurses focused their approach to each of us individually and assessed each of our needs, perceptions, and understanding of everything that was going on at the time while all of this was going on. They were concerned with my sisters emotional coping strategies and identified she needed some behavioral assistance to help guide her through this trying time in our lives. Therefore, our PCP referred her to the appropriate providers to assist her. They were concerned with me because I was in my second trimester of pregnancy, a nursing student, and the stress was affecting my blood pressure.
What would you do if you were Rosa Parks? I will be talking about Rosa Parks and her decision. The things that will be in here is her birth, death, family, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and her everyday life. This is about her birth, death, and family. Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913.She passed away on October 24, 2005.
Heather Whitestone was born on February 24, 1973 in Dothan, a small town in Alabama (Deaf Is… Culture). At the age of 18 months, Whitestone sadly lost her hearing (Premiere Speakers Bureau). She attended public school without any help from an interpreter, until the age of 12 (Premiere Speakers Bureau). She was enrolled in the Central Institute of the Deaf in St.
Oprah Gail Winfrey, 8 published books, 20 + awards and over 400 million dollars to a variety of worldwide causes. Oprah has set a great example to everyone. And all the children. Oprah has obviously had a great impact on the entire world. I bet it was rough through her childhood.
Madam C.J. Walker Madam C.J. Walker was one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire. She was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867. Walker was orphaned at six, married at fourteen, and widowed at twenty with a two-year-old daughter to care for.
"Three years later, when Grandma discovered I would be one of the first blacks to attend Central High School, she said the nightmare that had surrounded my birth was proof positive that destiny had assigned me a special Task." - Melba Pattillo Beals. This book is an autobiography about Melba who was one of the "Little Rock Nine" who integrated the all white Central High School. Melba wanted to prove that whites didn 't have charge over her, that she was free. However, this isn 't easy; Melba and the rest of her friends are being threaten from phone calls and letters to brutally attacks.
Since then, she has won several awards and continues to act. Betty White’s autobiography, If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won’t), reveals an actress 's life from her perspective. Betty White’s long life and long career have made it possible to provide inspiration to everyone in the acting world and in the real world. Betty White’s most influential role, apart from acting, is