I feel that was a huge thing in keeping me safe outside. • What role do elders play in your family? Elders give advice and would always like to tell their own stories of how their youth was. We are able to appreciate what they have gone through while listening to their stories of racism they have dealt with in their time and the civil rights movement. We extract our current values from them.
Sometimes she was upset because she believed she wasn’t doing much to help others. I believe that she did do enough to help because even now, when she is not alive she still is inspiring everyone everywhere. During her final months, Esther became an internet celebrity. Esther died in 2010 surrounded by her friends and family. It broke everyone heart to lose someone they love.
, But are consistently being differed. Lena Younger, otherwise known as, “Mama” is Walter and Beneatha’s mother and the head of the household. With her deceased husbands ten thousand dollar insurance check Lena bought a three thousand-dollar house with a garden where her family would be happy and hopes to save the rest of the money for Beneatha’s medical school. Lena’s dream, “ Festers like a sore” and is the only dream that somewhat comes true. Walter Lee is the brother of Beneatha and Lena’s only son.
Especially important was the fact that Louisa had years to adjust to these major life changes. As a quiet, naive girl who thinks very little of herself, Louisa may have struggled with the major change of becoming Mistress of a home at too early of an age. Instead, in the decade and a half that she waited on her betrothed, she grew and matured. This growth in strength was facilitated by her living situation. She was able to flourish in a familiar setting, surrounded by her favorite things.
Lowe saw the improvement of her son. I almost cried because of her heart-melting reaction. She has been taking care of her son who had been in frozen state for 30 years continuously because of Mrs. Lowe’s unconditional love towards Leonard. She reads to him every day because he loves reading and she understands his need even though he is static. I felt the authenticity of the acting of Ruth Nelson as she played a heart-wrenching role.
In a few short weeks, heartbreaking news and the beginning of a long struggle would transform the lives of myself and my family. My grandparents, living in that little brown ranch house, played a huge role in my early life, often my biggest supporters and role models. So when my eighty-three year old grandmother was told less than a month later that her congestive heart failure left her with less than six months to live unless she chose to have open heart surgery, I was devastated. She had vowed to never do it, leaving me to think I was bound to lose one of my best friends. Less than a month later, she
I have a high pain tolerance, so it took all day for me to start feeling my contractions and I eventually needed an epidural. Thirty-six hours later I was fully dilated, and it was time to start pushing. The doctors gave me the option to watch myself give birth and I did so with my mom, my boyfriend, and his mom by my side at 3:35 PM my son was born and fully healthy thank god. My son is five and a half months old now. He is my motivation, a big reason why I’m getting my diploma.
Meg got what she always wanted, a man, she got engaged to John Brooke who was Laurie’s tutor. Beth got and overcame Scarlett Fever, though in the short story following “Little Women” Alcott wrote a year later, it says that Beth dies. Last but not least Amy, Amy came back from her stay with Aunt Marches, where she stayed while Beth was sick, she mostly goes back to a normal except for the fact that she almost lost her sister. Father is better and comes home from the war. All ends decently well for the March family in the end of the first half.
I must rely on my family, especially my daughter, to help take care of my husband and I because I’m getting to where I can’t. If it wasn’t for her coming over every morning and night, I don’t know what we would have done. My son doesn’t live as close as she does, but he will help us by driving us to the doctor sometimes. We have both been to a nursing home in the past, and although they were good to us, it is nice to be home. A lot of people our age goes in there for rehab like us and never get to leave.
My mom mad frequent stops to see me but couldn’t stay long because she had my sister to take care as well as work. I went home on the sixth day and had to return to the hospital the next day. My stomach was in more pain then what I had before I went the first time. I can’t remember anything past arriving at the emergency room, until the point that I woke up to my grandmother singing with the gospel channel on the hospital TV (she had the most beautiful voice. It was also the first time I ever heard her sing).
I’m going to have a good life no matter how hard I have to fight for it.” Stephanie has Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. P.O.T.S. interrupts your bodies’ automatic functions such as blood flow, digestion, and immune system. She has been hospitalized numerous times for various sicknesses over the years, starting at four years old. Because her immune system is compromised, she caught salmonella poisoning while eating out with her family while on vacation in Germany.
Robin thanked God, her family, and friends for helping her beat breast cancer. Five years later, she was faced with another health battle. In June 2012, she was diagnosed with MDS or myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease of the blood and bone marrow once known as pre-leukemia (ABC News, "Robin Roberts ' Biography"). She left Good Morning America in 2011 to undergo treatment. Later Roberts had a bone marrow transplant after finding out her sister was a perfect match.
She had five children when she fell ill and was devastated to learn her radium treatments left her unable to have more. She was protective of her family’s feelings, by keeping her cancer a secret from them so as not to worry them. Her family described her as an outgoing and beautiful woman of God. Henrietta and I have very little in common. I’ve never experienced prejudice because of my skin color or lived in a