“Defending the unborn against their own disabilities.” Margaret Sanger is known for being a birth control, population control, and a eugenics activist. As a eugenics activist she believed that the science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics. But before getting into too much detail about how she was the founder of “Planned Parenthood”, let's hear her backstory.
Child abuse will tear out the heart of a young adolescent. In Dave Pelzer’s book A Child Called “It” , courage was displayed by Dave to overcome his alcoholic mother's wrongdoing. The quote in the prompt, “ I’ve learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom-how great is that?” Correlates with the overall theme of courage.
The book The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros is a story about a girl named Esperanza. Esperanza is happy that she is finally moving into a new house, but it is not what she expected. Esperanza is in poverty meaning she doesn't have much money. The big house she was expecting wasn't in her favor. She moved into the house on Mango Street which is also located in what seems to be a bad neighborhood. However, inside of the neighborhood it's not bad what's so ever. Esperanza is a latina girl with big dreams to become a writer and to get a better house, and she wants to look up to her father. Knowing this Esperanza's identity as ambitious is greatly shaped by her poverty.
This famous news anchor married Burzis Kanga, ex tennis coach of the University of New Orleans. But the couple got separated after two
“Singer and musician Dolly Parton is a beloved cultural icon whose powerful voice, songwriting and personality have won the hearts of country and pop music fans for decades” (“Dolly Parton Biography”). Dolly Parton is a very inspirational person for many reasons. Not everyone will agree with me and think she is a inspirational person. Dolly tries to get along with everyone. She doesn 't miss treat people for no reason. Dolly is a sweet southern women that grew up in poor conditions, but she still does her dreams. I have three good reasons why I think Dolly is an inspirational person.
Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in the city of Kosciusko, Mississippi in the United States. Winfrey came from a lower class family, being raised by just her mother in the city of Milwaukee, where she grew up throughout her childhood ( britannica ). A few months after Oprah Gail Winfrey was born, her mother abandoned her to be about to travel, her grandmother, Hatti Mae Le raised her as her own daughter after her mother’s absences. Throughout her childhood, she lived in a terrible environment, but thanks to her grandmother she was able to become the women she is today, she taught her how to read and write. As a little girl she loved playing with her farm animals and gave them little cute nicknames, according to the reading Oprah
Everyone, at one point in their lives has wanted power more than anything. Those who do get it have to make the decision whether they want to use it for good or evil. Power can turn a person into something they never dreamed they would become because it starts to take over their lives and people do not know what to do with so much power. There are many examples of power in the play Macbeth and every person that got it used it in very different ways. This caused many changes in people from turning from good to evil or evil to good. Over the course of the play, power causes Macbeth to turn from honorable to cruel which leads to his downfall.
Events in people’s lives can have a myriad of effects on them. A person can become lost, transform into a better person, or ignore the events altogether. The choice of how to react often matters more than the event itself. The occurrence can also change the people’s views on life and cause them to have a different destiny. If the traumatizing event is never acknowledged however, the value and growth of the experience will be lost. The role of significant events or experiences shaping people’s destinies is illustrated in the examples of Elie Wiesel and a personal example.
Lucille Ball is an admirable woman for contributing to the world numerous times. Born on August 6, 1911, in Jamestown, New York. Lucille Ball got her start as a singer, model and film star before becoming one of America's top comedic actresses. With the 1950s TV show I Love Lucy, she became a hit. When she was 15 she convinced her mother to allow her to enroll in a New York City drama school. Despite how long it took she still never gave up and still kept working hard. She was also in 72 movies (aka that's a lot of movies). Enough with background information let's talk about what made her admirable.
Everyone experiences trauma at some point in their lives. Whether it be small, like skinning one’s knee, or large, like witnessing the death of a loved one, trauma can drastically affect how an individual grows and finds their own identity. In the long run, trauma can either be beneficial towards establishing one’s identity or detrimental. Traumatic events play a large part in the overall outcome and development of positive and negative self concept and identity progression.
Overcoming advers requires being brave and noble. Also, being able to look on the positive side in life in tough situations. Overcoming illnesses, disabilities, or disfunctional families can be very hard to deal with. Sometimes you just need to keep going and not look back and by doing so a lot more opportunities may appear in life. Christy Brown in My Left Foot, Bethany Hamilton, and Jeanette Walls in The Glass Castle are all examples of people who had to deal with great hardships in order to push them to become the successful and mature people that they are today.
Hidden Girl by Shyima Hall (with Lisa Wysocky) tells the story of Shyima El-Sayed Hassan, who was sold into slavery when she was eight years old; however, she learns how to use her experience for good, and spreads the awareness of how slavery is still a huge problem today.
“Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer.” This means that every woman is different, and they can bring different things to others. Every woman should believe in their ability to do something. Queen Latifah is a Game Changer because she shows how women can be defined by more than the traditional definition of women.
Suzanne Collins was born August 10, 1962. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut. During her childhood she moved around, to places such as New York City, and Brussels. Their family ended up living in Alabama so Suzanne could go to highschool and graduate from Alabama School of Arts. She then went on to earn a master 's degree in dramatic writing from New York University.
Poverty empowered me to want more in my life. The struggles of my childhood gave me the determination to succeed. When I was just three years old, my parents split up, leaving my mother to take care of my older sister and me on her own. To put a roof over our heads and food in our bellies, my mother had to work two jobs and have an abusive boyfriend because he said he would take care of us. My mother became addicted to drugs and after three years she made the change in her life to get off of drugs and be a better mother. She then struggled to leave her boyfriend because of fear of him. The struggle I went through as a child has given me the desire to be more. My past has given me the hunger to fight for my future and the focus to succeed.