So we expected him to came back, every day and every year, we were waiting our father. We missed his smile, his words. Gradually, he started to be our hero and idol, we kept his only picture and looked at it everyday in order to remind us to work hard and become a successful and great man as my father. In this way, my younger brother and me worked hard every day, and all got satisfied grade when we graduated form senior high school. I got the offer of Massachusetts Institute of Technology successfully, and I dreamed to be an astronaut in the very-near future.
Fiorello believed that he could get to space by saving all his money and after six years, Fiorello accomplished his goal. To explain my point, you can see that when everybody is telling Fiorello that he cannot do it, or that this task is impossible, he still has the perseverance to keep going and finally accomplish his goal. A quote from The Rocket, which illustrates my point is when Fiorello says, ““Old man, I’ve saved three thousand dollars. It took me six years to save it. For my business, to invest in machinery.
Dragonwings is a book about a boy named Moon Shadow and his dad, Windrider. It’s a historical book written by Laurence Yep. The main characters are Moon Shadow and his dad,who push through many obstacles using knowledge, to survive and accomplish Windrider’s dream. Moon Shadow’s father taught Moon Shadow many things, like the english language. Windrider teaches Moon Shadow how knowledge is power through language, practical skills and dreams.
He attends the Army Flying School and just as he is finishing up, Japan bombs Pearl Harbor in 1941. After flight school, he meets a pilot named Russell Allen “Phil” Phillips who almost seems to be like his older brother. Phil motivates Louie to be the best he can be and because of this, he gains reason to live again. Chapter 7 begins in Oahu as Louie continues to gain respect from the many men around him. They party and play around while together but when the time comes they’re always ready to do what needs to be done.
Sonny is determined to achieve his goals, even after multiple failures. Sonny soon recognizes these values and how they are essential component in the Rocket Boy’s success. Homer Hickam’s memoir October Sky shows through Sonny’s rocketry endeavors, his strained relationship with his father, and his overall goal to leave
Then there’s the music, which is filled with emotion that speaks better than the characters do. Treasure Planet connects me to my culture because it was one of the first movies I'd ever seen and I would sit with my father and watch it whenever he was home. It also reminds me that, no matter your background, with determination, you can do and be anything. Jim Hawkins starts off as a delinquent, but develops into an amazing character that overcame all of his problems. It proves you can do anything.
Even though the war followed him home and he became a different person, Louie’s success came through his survival. I would give this book 4.5 stars because it was very emotional and kept the reader wanting more. There are not many World War II veterans alive today, but Hillenbrand found 93 year old Louie before his story was lost. His story is heard around the world and has inspired many
In the first few chapter of Shelley’s novel, Victor describes growing up in great detail. From his loving parents, to his great friendships, Victor Frankenstein had a very happy childhood. He even goes as far as stating that “no human could have passed a happier childhood than myself.” (page 36) Growing up Victor also had a strong desire to learn about things
Besides all these problems Auggie was able to preserve with the help of his family and imagination. Stories are a way a family can build resilience because they make up stories to why things happened or to make sense of what is happening. Auggie used the story that he was an astronaut in order to escape his every day complications and find happiness. His family supports this story because they give him an astronaut helmet that he uses to feel like he is normal. Throughout the movie when Auggie wants to escape reality a cartoon appears of Auggie being an astronaut and going on adventures.
He took more jobs and received medals and awards for his work. Every time Bluford took more job opportunities, more and more doors opened for him. In 1978, Bluford admitted his application to the Space Shuttle Program. He knew there were little chances he might get accepted. When he was accepted he said, “As black scientists and engineers and aviators, we had to prove that black people could excel.” Bluford joined the Airforce and got many different jobs working for the air force.
He never needed to take notes because he had a great memory. He passed every class with a 100%. After years of learning he decided to take his knowledge and make a difference in the world. So in two months he had succeed only found a cure for Alzheimer 's. After that he moved on to bigger problems.
“Just being a really good student in high school and the way the draft works, it’s kind of hard for teams to draft a guy when you don’t know if he’s going to sign or not, which I understood completely. Looking back at it, (going to the University of San Diego) is the best decision I’ve made in my life.” Bryant went on to star for the Torero, hitting 31 homers with an OBP of .493 and a slugging percentage of .820 over 228 at-bats in his draft season. Lots of his growth took place during his three years in San Diego, an experience he valued, although he could have been bought out of school for the right