Good afternoon teacher and fellow classmates. I have selected the topic of Cathy Freeman and today I will show you how she has contributed vastly to Australian society since 1945. Forty-three years ago the remarkable Cathy Freeman ran her way into Australia’s heart as she earned Australia’s 100th Olympic gold medal and no athlete would wear the medal more appropriately. Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman is a former Australian sprinter specialising in the 4oo metre event. From the day she was born on February 16th 1973 she began building an outstanding legacy for herself.
Barbara Walters’ career brings words such as “legendary”, “pioneering”, and “inspirational” to mind. She was more than just any other pretty person that was on a TV screen. “Walters was born September 25, 1929, and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts”(world book). From an early age, she had been surrounded by celebrities, many people say this attributed to her relaxed manner while she interviewed people. Her father, Louis Edward Walters, had opened a string of nightclubs called the Latin Quarter. “Walter’s spent a lot of time there, it was common for famous people to come in and out for a good time” (Lemann 1). “She became the first woman co-anchor of a network evening news program and earned roughly an unprecedented twelve million dollar salary.
"The Killer Angels" is a historical novel written by Michael Shaara in 1974. The novel is about the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg which is viewed from various perspectives that took place during the American Civil War. The story takes place between June 30, 1963 when both the Union and the Confederacy soldiers prepare for battle around the town of Gettysburg and the 1st to 3rd of July 1973 when the battle takes place. The novel is involved with Harrison, Longstreet's spy gathering information on the movement and positioning of the Federal soldiers. Each day of in the novel is narrated from the perspective of the generals from both the Union and Confederacy. James
Farewell to Manzanar, by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, describes the life of her Japanese American family before, during, and after the 9066 executive order of U.S. President Roosevelt, forcing about 120,000 Japanese into internment camps. The experience, accounted from a young girls perspective, exposes the injustice and maltreatment the Japanese Americans suffered during WWII, specifically in internment camps. There was rising tension as the U.S. began to depict them as the enemy, regardless of their citizenship status. Houston highlights the identity crisis the Japanese community suffered during this time period in the U.S, being forced to choose between two nations. At the same time that Japanese Americans were depicted as the national enemy,
I 'm finally working on a chapter book. Still planning it, feeling inspired, and having fun. Writing has always been a stress reliever for me. To all the writers in this group, I hope you get the same great feeling as I do when working on a book.
Lynette Woodard was born on August 12, 1959. To her mother and father in Wichita Kansas. She instantly became interested in Basketball when she was a young girl, this is because of her older brother who would make her practice her shots with a stuffed sock.
"That 's not my job" is a common quote for those that do just the minimal at work. When I orient new employees, I always share with them their duties but I also inform them that they should become familiar with other employee 's job duties because it may give them an opportunity for growth. I share my personnel experience that I was an entry level employee that was promoted due to doing beyond my duties and they may be given that opportunity too if they want to grow within the organization.
Denise Richards is an American actress, former fashion model and business woman who has an estimated net worth of $12 million. After her graduation she was signed by a modeling agency and did various photoshoots for magazines such as FHM, Maxim and Men’s Health. She even worked as a makeup artist at Bonne Bell cosmetics.
Temple Grandin has heavily influenced not only agriculture, but the world. She had such a beautiful, and special mind and proved that if you put effort into what you believe in, you can make it happen. She was determined, and had her heart set on making cattle’s lives as good as you could possibly get. Her deep respect, and passion for cattle helped her change the Agriculture industry forever.
Generous, kind, inspirational, and humanizing are just a few words that come to mind when one thinks of Oprah Winfrey. As a mentor to all people of any ethnicity, gender, or group, she has seized the hearts of millions around the world. With her tenacity, elegance, and understanding, Oprah , the a media mogul, philanthropist, and child advocate has overcome many obstacles that have fallen in her way. She has become a household name, not only as an entertainer, but as friend to human kind. She has often been described in articles, books, and interviews as one of history’s most powerful women. Oprah Winfrey has changed the way women think, talk, eat, study, shop, exercise, lead and overall live their lives . Without Oprah Winfrey,
Charlie, Tony & I have heard of the fiascos that you’ve been dealing with and we wanted to let you know that you’re in our hearts and prayers. Several people at our church and other close friends and family are praying for you as well. Enclosed are some Farmers Almanac’s, fish pen
She also a brave and strong woman because she had the courage to confront her mother, after years of avoidance of the issue, understand her, and try to let go. This is a great attribute because it shows her ability to confront and overcome
According to my research she is known to be a billionaire since she was 49, by being a great communicator and enterinatnor (britannica). She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history. The Oprah Winfrey Show, On the Oprah Winfrey Show she invites guest to her show to talk about their inspiration stories about their life. She advise them about making good decisions and the right choice. Winfrey influences many women, this makes her the great women she is now. I believe that this has to do with her attitude that she has today. By the struggles she went through, she gained experience to develop a positive attitude. She was able to change her life around, this television show has helped her get her voice out to the world and help many women who are facing the same thing as she did. I believe that this is a great accomplishment that she achieved and was able to share her stories to her audience about her childhood when she was growing up. Beside the Oprah show and her life for books, she was also a great actress. She was in many great movies and television shows, such as the Color Purple and The Women of Brewster Place