Don’t die in Fansipan This time about 3 years ago, I was so sad hearing about a young talented student named Anh, from my home town, Xuan Dinh, missing in Fansipan. I heard no further news about him since then. 5 days ago, I shared a face book link, looking for an English backpacker, Aiden Webb, who was reported missing after a week in Fancipan, the highest mountain in Vietnam. Sadly, the morning news revealed he was found death after a week missing.
Did you ever wonder what it takes to be a survivor? Learn from these people and their stories, Bethany Hamilton's, "Young Surfer Girl Tells Tale of Shark Attack" where she gets her arm bit off by a shark. Also, Hyeonseo Lee's, "My Escape from North Korea" where she fought for her and her family to live a free life outside of North Korea. Lastly, Aron Ralston's, "Trapped" where he manages to escape by amputating his arm from having it caught under a boulder. These people definitely have what it takes to be a survivor, with them having the traits: calmness, dedication, and determination.
The Fear of Death The anxiety that is created when thinking of the future can have a significant and harmful impact on one’s life in the present, even to a greater extent than what might have previously been feared for the future. By worrying less about what is believed to inevitably happen in the future, this damage can be reduced. In Hugh MacLennan’s novel The Watch that Ends the Night, through the many tragedies within the backstories of George Stewart, Catherine Stewart, and Jerome Martell, it is shown that if clung to unreasonably, the brunt of the fear of death can be equal to, if not greater than, the burden of death itself.
First Responders put their life on the line for innocent people everyday. They are the first ones to arrive on scene bring help or supplies to those in need. Those responder are Police Officers, Paramedics, Firefighter, Emergency Dispatchers, and Military Personal. Many people do not realize the amount of stress that being a first responder can put on a person.
Thanks to the efforts of a Putnam County Highway worker, a 25-year-old woman survived a February 11 crash. The woman was rounding an icy curve when she lost control of her vehicle, going down an embankment, hitting into a tree, and flipping her vehicle into a foot of water. The woman was upside-down in the icy water for at least five minutes before the man saw the vehicle and acted quickly to save the woman. While a vehicle submerged in water is one of the less common car accident scenarios, it is important to know how to safely exit your vehicle when in the water. First, remain calm and act quickly.
“The Most Dangerous Game” Essay In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell A man named Rainsford hears a gunshot and falls off a boat on to which he was traveling upon. Rainsford swims to this island to which he heard the gunshots, once on land he walks around and finds an unusual sight A mansion. When inside the mansion he comes across a man Named General Zaroff whos is a fan of his. Zaroff he hunts humans.
It’s universally known that weather can be dangerous and unpredictable. Scientific advances have given people a false sense of security. Sometimes life shows people that they are not in control as they think they might be. In “Storm Warnings”, Adrienne Rich anxiously warns the reader of the oncoming storm but accepts the fact that not every problem is avoidable.
“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results” -Justin Mazzastick. For years, humans have done an extraordinary amount of cruel acts to whom they thought were “different”. Humans have imprisoned, enslaved, and took away many innocent peoples lives because they were so called “not the same” and was part of the “wrong” family or culture. This damaged the “different people” so much that they barely survived this traumatizing experience.
An Awakening Coming of age literature can be defined as literature that follows the growth of a youth as he or she shifts from adolescence to adulthood and awakens to who he or she is while seeing the world around him or her differently. These coming of age narratives look at the time when family, mentors, friends, peers, relationships, and community influence and shape a youth into the person they will one day be. And, coming of age literature contains similar characteristics such as, innocence of the world’s expectations, life that seems simple as a child but more complex the older one becomes, the disappointment of discovering life is not as black and white as once perceived, tension between family members or peers, conflicts within oneself
Buddhists Reveal the Five Steps to Stop Negative Thoughts It is quite easy to start having negative thoughts. We always try to remain positive and have positive thoughts, but the worrying and negative thoughts are always hidden there and wait to appear on the surface. There are many tips on how to get rid of the negative thoughts. One of the most effective ones may be the five steps recommended by a Buddhist master from India called Paramahansa Yogananda. This Buddhists master recommends five simple steps that will help you get rid of negative thinking.
In Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”, Connell emphasizes the themes of fear, perseverance, and competition by using both direct and indirect characterization. Throughout the story, readers observe the changes in the characters, which lead to the emphasis of the themes. Rainsford, viewing the world as a hunter, is fearless and unsentimental. According to Rainsford, “The world is made up of two classes—the hunters and the huntees.” Rainsford positions himself at the top of the chain, not showing sympathy towards the weak as he finds that it is realistic for the strong to defeat the weak.