He was the son of Mary and George Gunn. He was also the oldest child out of seven children. When his mother died at the age of 12 Moses left home. He eventually returned to St. Louis to attend school while living at the home of his English teacher. He graduated from Tennessee State University after serving in the United States Army.
Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, to Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson. His father Andrew Jackson, died three days before he was born. His mother traveled across the Appalachian mountains to bury his father, making his birthplace unknown. Jackson had two older brothers, Hugh and Robert. Hugh served in the revolutionary war, he died at the battle of Stono Ferry in 1779.
Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta, Texas on January 26, 1892 and later passed away in April of 1926; she was only 34 years old. Bessie was born to George and Susan Coleman and had 12 brothers and sisters; she was one of 13 children. The family lived in constant struggle because they had to deal with the conflicts of racism and poverty. As a result, Coleman’s father left the family in search of better opportunities, thus forcing the mother to assume all responsibility for all 13 children. At 12 years old, Coleman attended the Missionary Baptist Church in Texas and graduated.
In Wendy Cooling’s book, D is for Dahl, she states that Dahl’s sister died of appendicitis when she was seven and Dahl was three (4). This changed Dahl’s life, but a later tragedy had a greater impact. Dahl’s father died when he was four years old (Seidel, 5). These losses changed the way he wrote poems later on. After Dahl graduated from school, he moved to Africa and was drafted into the army during WWII.
Kenny and Claire Sparks are a working-class couple living in Dayton, Texas. The Sparks have been trying to have a child for seven years, when they finally conceive, Claire automatically knows she is having a boy and names him Landon. On October 23rd 1988 when Claire was just six months pregnant when she started bleeding causing Landon to be born ten weeks early and weigh only 3lbs 5oz. Kenny visits Landon before he is airlifted to Hermann hospital when he notices a mass on his spine and know his son will not survive. Kenny is told about the life Landon will have if he survived the 2 pronged surgeries which given the severity of the lesion would be lifeless and bedridden anyway.
In my first paragraph I will talk about what his childhood was like as he was growing up. Lebron was born on December 30, 1984, in Ohio. His mother, Gloria James raised him from a baby to the young age of sixteen. His birth father was an ex prisoner who ran out on the family because he was not interested in having a child. Lebron still goes by his mom 's last name (James).
His siblings were Sarah Lincoln and Thomas Lincoln Jr, named after his father. His parents were Nancy Lincoln and Thomas Lincoln. Nancy was taken by a disease called Milk disease, killing her aunt and uncle as well. A while after Nancy’s death Thomas re-married to Sarah Bush Johnston, bringing in four more spoiled children into the family. As Abraham Lincoln went to begin his new life he met Mary Todd, they married on November fourth, 1842.
His parents were Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. He had an older sister, Sarah, and a younger brother, Thomas, who died at a young age. In 1817, the Lincolns were forced from their homes due to a land dispute. They moved to Indiana and eventually bought land there. Abraham’s mother died when he was nine years old due to milk poisoning.
Martin died trying to stop war and violence in the world. There needs to be more people just like him. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated for his dream of a world free of segregation, but his hope lives on as his patriotic ideals still ring true today. Martin was born into a family of Baptist ministers (Brian). He was born on January 15, 1929 (Brian).
In Twains early life he suffered with the loss of a younger sister due to an unknown cause (Press 16). Shortly after his father died from pneumonia at the age 49. That meant him and his older brother Orion had to get a job Twain was only 12 (press,16). Twain worked alongside his