Wes Moore’s Journey in Life The superficial similarities of two kids have an identical name, Wes Moore, grown up in the same neighborhood at the same time with fatherless families. Both kids had beaten into troubles with the police. However, their paths in adulthood diverged due to their personal choices, decisions, and values, forming two different experiences in career and life.
The person I consider to be an influential hero is Moira Smith. I refer to Moira Smith as a hero because she saved many strangers’ lives. Her life was dedicated to saving citizens from disasters that had occurred. Moira had even saved victims in exchange for her own life. Most people cannot do such a selfless thing as to risk their life to save others’.
He was so used to his leisurely household, being able to skip out of school and do whatever he wanted all day long. After his final attempt at ditching Valley Forge Wes realized all that was left for him to do was attempt to change himself and show his mother what he was capable of. This is the best decision that the author Wes made throughout the entire
In this quote, Wes Moore, the narrator is speaking from his house in Baltimore. Wes does not have many memories with his father because his father died when Wes was a little boy. This reveals that Wes had a difficult childhood. Wes looked up to his father because he was his protector. Wes’s only memories with his father are when he made him apologize to his mother and sister for hitting his sister and watching him die
“The Other Wes Moore” is a true story, written by Wes Moore about how he and another kid with the same name ended up with two extremely different fates. Both Wes`s lived in the same area, grew up without fathers, had a difficult childhood and both got in trouble with the law for being involved with the wrong crowd in the streets. The Two both also were raised by single mothers who influenced their lives extremely. Wes found out about the other Wes and began to visit him in prison. Wes Moore wrote this book because he realized that the fate of the other Wes could’ve easily been his.
The Other Wes Moore is a novel about two men named Wes Moore, who were both born in Baltimore City, Maryland with similar childhoods. The author, Wes Moore, describes the path the two took in order to determine their fates today. Moore, the author, is a successful scholar, decorated veteran, and a political and business leader, while the other, who will be differentiated as Wes, ended up serving a life sentence for murder. Within both of their life stories, the novel’s sensory, description, and metaphors, can be analyzed into a deeper meaning. Wes had been living his whole life in the streets of Baltimore, grew up fatherless and was left with a brother named Tony who was involved in drugs, crime, and other illegal activity.
What would you do if you learned that someone lived only a few blocks away from you, enduring identical names and the same fatherless childhood, yet ended up on disparate lives? The other Wes Moore was a convicted felon and murderer serving a life sentence in a federal prison, while the author Wes Moore was a honorable and respectable army officer and Rhodes Scholar; so the author Wes Moore proceeded to attain the key to the question in The Other Wes Moore. After several letter exchanges and prison visits, the two Wes Moores formed a deepening relationship. During this time, the author Wes Moore realized that the other Wes Moore had had a similar childhood to his. The two African American boys grew up fatherless and residing in Baltimore, Maryland,
Jackie robinson showed people to go for what you love even if others do not think you can do it and he shows that even if it gets hard to not give up. He went from the first African-American to play baseball to the first baseball player to break the color barrier, i know this because the text states, “The first baseball player to break the color barrier in 60 years, he paved the way for many future African-American and minority athletes.” ( Jessica McBirney , 2017 ) . This shows that because he did not give up he made it this far. Harriet Tubman helped many people by escaping the camp but going back for the other slaves.
“This is the story of two boys living in Baltimore with similar histories and an identical name: Wes Moore. One of us is free and has experienced things that he never even knew to dream about as a kid. The other will spend everyday until his death behind bars for an armed robbery that left a police officer and father of five dead. The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his.”
The book I read during the summer was ¨The Other Wes Moore¨ and was written by Wes Moore. This book is about two men who have the same name but two different fates. Basically One of the Wes made good choices and the other made Bad choices. One of them chose to follow the path of being a wanted criminal and the other to being a successful youth advocate, combat veteran, social entrepreneur. For this essay I chose to write about the Wes Moore that made negative choices throughout his life.
“The other Wes Moore” book report The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore is a book that uncovers two different stories of two people with the same name. However, the book does not simply tell you two different stories, but it also gives implications to the application of different criminology theories to understand reasons why people do commit crimes and why they do not. The story of two men named Wes Moore can be viewed from different perspective. For instance, it is possible to view their story from a biological type of way, according to which individual choices are the result of inherited behavior of individuals. On the other hand, it is possible to view their story from an environmental type of view.
Wes Moore author had many important role models in his life that would eventually enable him to live up to his potential. Uncle Howard filled the hole that was left when Moore’s father died and when“[he] was eleven… and having difficulty in and out of the classroom [he could lean] on Uncle Howard’s shoulder”. Uncle Howard was the man who convinced Moore that he could achieve more than just basketball at school, that education would allow him to reach his full potential. The persuasion to drop basketball as a career, enabled Moore to focus on becoming a high ranking individual at Valley Forge Military Academy and, eventually, a Rhodes Scholar. While at Valley Forge, Moore met Captain Ty Hill, a peer who “[demanded] that much respect from his
Who or what is a source of inspiration for you? Harriet Beecher Stowe changed a nation through her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Knowing that one person created this change makes me realize that my actions in this world do matter and that inspires me. If you could live for a day as another person, past or present, who would it be?
Think about who you consider to be inspiring in your life. Ask yourself are you inspiring to people? These people are inspiring. August from the book of “Wonder” By: R.J. Palacio and Quarta from the book “The Girl Who Was Born With 2 Arms and 2 Legs” By: Stuart Baum are inspiring. One reason they are inspiring is they both are good friends.
This person means the world to me, so who is this influential person in my life? He is my one and only father. My father is a compassionate, hard working, team player, driven person, and I have gained those attributes from him, he has truly impacted my life more than once. My father has given my sister and I everything that we could possibly given.