Mary Lou Retton wanted to become a gymnast since she first saw Nadia Comăneci on their family television. She was born to Lois and Ron Retton on January 24,1968 in Fairmont, West Virginia. Retton started her gymnastics career when she was only 4 years old at Aerial Port Gymnastics. By the age of 12, she had already become a dedicated gymnast and competed in national and international competitions.
Anne specifically wrote in her diary about how she wanted to become a writer, she believed that, with some work, she could accomplish this goal. Shortly after Anne’s death, Otto Frank, her father, had her famous diary published. “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank went on to sell millions of copies in 67 different languages. Anne Frank left behind a beautiful legacy, that is still being read
In patau syndrome babies are born with only two less chromosomes (forty six instead of forty eight). These pairs are arranged in twenty three pairs of chromosomes. The children born with this have an extra copy of their thirteenth chromosome in every cell in their entire body. Patau syndrome is the most severe of all chromosomal abnormalities.
Cassie is the main character in Mildred D. Taylor’s story “Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry”. She is a smart, curious 9 year old. As time goes on, Cassie and her family learn many lessons throughout the book. We can see her grow and get a better understanding of how blacks were treated during the 1930’s. Cassie has many racist moments that occur to her, angering her and her family.
Although shy, I loved my friends and siblings and thought the best in every situation. It wasn’t until I grew older and received the guidance and outside perspective of my adopted mom that I realized how awful my home life was. I’ve since begun analyzing my behaviors and emotions that ran through my mind as a child to realize how to overcome the abuse I’d endured. The six books I’ve chosen as mirrors identify the emotions and behaviors I see myself having at a young age of nine or ten years old.
The author of The Autistic Brain, Temple Grandin, a person living with autism herself, has made the absolute best of her situation and aims to help others do the same. Grandin is afforded a “ unique position to speak about both [her] experiences with autism and the insights [she] has gained from undergoing numerous brain scans over the decades…” (Grandin vii). Grandin’s skill at her occupation is also a benefit of autism, as she has a unique ability to visualize things, such as blueprints required for her job. She has reached a level of success that many do not and all by taking what seems to most like a disadvantage and figuring out how to turn it into an advantage.
But Adrienne reached mid 40s diagnose with hypertension, slightly obese and has lower back issues due to A disc bulging in lower back. Adrienne never smoked or used any drugs. However, she may have an occasional drink of alcohol. Also Adrienne became pregnant at the age of 38 years old this was her first pregnancy and she carry to full term, however Adrienne had been induced when she would not dilate her son was born via C-section who is single and live in Harlem, New York, Education: Adrienne attended public School all of her childhood, and graduated from High school and went to College in which she graduated with her bachelor's degree in social work and then worked for ACS worker.
A birth Being old enough to actually remember a birth now, when my little sister was born has to be one of the best memories by far. I have two younger sister, Jaylene who is 10 years old and Hannah who is and year old. I was only 5 when my sister Jaylene was born which makes it hard to remember anything than the small vague memories I have of the day she was born. On the other hand my sister Hannah was born last year.
Debbye was born in Hawaii, but spent most of her childhood moving, due to her father’s job as an officer in the Army. Despite the separation of her parents when she was only six years old, Debbye still recalls a childhood filled with love and happiness from both parents. Since being crowned Miss America in 1990, Debbye has travelled far to speak to millions of students from around the world. However, as exciting as it is, it can also be overwhelming.
This can allow one to believe that her cognitive development, which is composed of learning, attention, memory, language, thinking and reasoning was in no way abnormal (5). During her childhood, it could be theorized that symbolic function and pretend play were a large part of her life. This could have led to her love for drama, and later her becoming a well-known actress. During adolescence and young adulthood Nancy developed conventional and post-conventional morality. This point can be proven by her advocacy in drug abuse awareness during her husband’s presidency during her mid-life time period.
She was born and raised in the sunniest place on earth, Yuma, Arizona. She has two older siblings, a brother and a sister. Along with three dogs and a turtle. She grew up a San Diego Chargers fan, but only started watching football when she was in the seventh grade. Not only has she grown into the girl she is today, she has had memorable incidents and experiences.
Each of these efficiently describe the young female adolescent standing here today through countless trials presented throughout my life. My closet friends have often compared me to a mother due to my tendency to always wanting to take care them by making sure they do their homework, sometimes feeding them, or giving them moral support a mother gives to her child. In addition to being overly motherly, I have often been the one to be extremely bubbly. I would always be the one who gets overly happy over the smallest things from a balloon in my face to seeing a close friend get an a. My extreme happiness often makes people think that I am insane because of how happy I am and how I am never hardly sad about anything. However, being bubbly and motherly are only one part of me, since I also really zealous and obliging.
My father’s mother turned 98 last week and her mind functions perfectly. She can hold her end of an intelligent conversation on almost any topic. However, she spends 95 percent of her day in bed and requires round the clock in home assistance because her body has become extremely frail. My mother’s mother is 87 years old and can walk and garden and essentially function on her own. She is very good at casting the illusion that she is in perfect condition.