Odysseus also suffers through some pain, because he hasn't seen or talked to his wife or kid in 20 years. Every Time odysseus is almost home, something happens. He is constantly being set back from finally reaching his end destination. When he is close, his crewmates open the bag of winds. This sends them to an island, and they have to find their way back.
In the book titled “THE LAST LECTURE” by Randy Rausch, the protagonist of the story is Randy Pausch and the antagonist is pancreatic cancer. One page 4 chapter 1 it states that “That week, however, I got the news: My most recent treatment hadn’t worked. I had just months to live”. In that quote, it started a conflict that was not only alarming to his wife Jai and to his three kids, Logan, Dylan, and Chloe but alarming to himself to know that his time was coming to an end, and he is approaching his deathbed. Randy and Jai decided to take their concerns to a psychotherapist, Michele Reiss, She specializes in helping families when one member is confronting a terminal illness.
Finally all of the problems had affected his marriage. He cried for three to four hours saying that he couldn’t make his wife happy. On May 4, 2004, David left his parents’ house for the last time and took a shot gun with him. David finally reached that point in life, gave up, and shot himself. There wasn’t no point in life that actually proved Dr. Money’s theory to be
“I should be with you!” But my husband hadn’t gone on a vacation in five years; his every waking moment had been spent caring for me, taking care of my broken body, my needs, managing my illness. Because of that, I forced him to go on this trip. It took months of convincing, but he finally relented, and his sister had gone along with him.
His parents got divorced and they put some stress on Dahmer and just made him angry. These events may have been the catalyst for turning these earlier thoughts into action (Jeffrey Dahmer Biography). Dahmer graduated high school in June of 1978, and shortly after graduating the killing spree began. He picked up hitchhiker by the name of Steven Hicks, he took him home with him. Hicks got drunk and when he was leaving Dahmer killed him by hitting him
In 1993, Peterson’s left arm was weakened because of a stroke. As a child, Oscar Peterson’s dad wasn’t around often. He would have to leave for long periods of time, as long as fourteen days, just for his job. Oscar Peterson has gone through many different stories of racism. One day, he saw his friend, Ray Brown, had gotten a fresh new cut.
Upon further assessment, he was “brain dead.” His other organs were trying to shut down. He was on every antibiotic imaginable, he had a PEG tube, and could no longer keep his body temperature regulated correctly. His ex-wife was making all of the decisions for him, even though the patient’s kids were disagreeing with his care. The patient’s kids wanted to let their dad go peacefully (no more PEG tube, no antibiotics, etc.).
George W. Nye Trevor J. pierce George Nye was a loving husband and hard worker, he also came back from a civil war that tour the nation apart looking like a skeloten. He was a mechanic and was a prisoner of war. He was sick for 6 months. During this time he watched his brothers die, while he somehow survived, day after day, month after month, and yet he survived. When he got home he could not maintain his work because he was to weak.
It had been quite the shock for everyone in the little town when he had returned after his sister 's death to take care of her babies. He had been the pride of the town, having made it all the way to AAA minor league - played for New Orleans Zephyrs for two whole years before he blew his shoulder, but after that he had become a nobody. A loser. For a while drinking, partying, and hooking up with random guys had been his life. At some point he got to work as a truck driver, but he had given up on that after half an year.
In 2009, I had just completed my annual physical for the fire department and was unhealthy. The doctor said I was pre-diabetic, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Coincidently, my wife also received similar news from her doctor during that same time frame. A short time went by and I happened to be working with an old friend, Kevin, at the firehouse. I hadn 't seen Kevin for a few months so I was surprised to see that he had lost weight and was in great shape.
Although I wasn’t extremely close to him like I was with my other relatives I was still hard for me to process the loss of him. Also, although he was my step grandpa he still treated me like one of his own grandchildren. Bill was placed in the hospital due to a major stroke he had a week prior to his death. Bill was also an avid drinker and enjoyed hunting. Bill was a great guy aside from him drinking in front of his grandkids.
Roles quickly reversed as I became the main caregiver for my grandfather, surgeries, chemotherapy and doctor’s appointments became my life. My grandfather has always been my greatest advocate, particularly with my studies. My dismissal has been heart-breaking to both him