Obstacles In George Lopez's Life

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George Lopez once said “I had a very difficult childhood. I was surrounded by people who had parents, which made me feel different. Having a bit of a rougher existence early on, it made me appreciate the work ethic that my grandparents instilled in me.” Grit, courage and resolve; strength of character. George was born on April 23, 1961 in Mission Hills California. He was abandoned by his parents. He uses his childhood experiences for his stand-up comedy and he helps the community around him. Lopez uses perseverance, passion and effort to overcome a lot of obstacles in his life. To start off with, George Lopez used perseverance to overcome his childhood. Firstly, he overcame his rough childhood when his mother and father abandoned him. George’s…show more content…
Firstly, Lopez spends multiple hours helping charities. George would go to his friend’s house and help make the warm food early and come home. He is giving effort by getting up and giving his time. Secondly, George has supported over twenty-three charities. Lopez speaks at the National Kidney Foundation about his condition he has. He also supports many other charities. He is having effort by showing up to those charities and donating money to help these people that really need it. Furthermore, he helps a lot with the Latino community. Lopez won an award “Spirit of Liberty Award”, for helping the Latino community. August 2005, he got another award “The 25 most influential Hispanic in America”. He is giving effort to his community and making it a better place. For all these reasons, George gives effort to his community and his own race and helps them. In conclusion, George used perseverance, passion and effort to overcome his childhood and showing love and support to his community. George Lopez is a hero for a lot of people. He used perseverance by using his childhood to be a better, hard working person. He used passion for helping people and caring for people and he used effort by devoting his time and money into charities. George Lopez is a strong powerful man, which no one thought had grit, but he does and he changed millions of lives just by doing things for his
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