I wanted to make something happen that had a more important meaning. Making crafts and helping with my friend’s fair animals was great and I will always love those memories; however, I wanted to make a change. After doing a 4-H project on my family history, I realized that too many people in my life have been taken from me because of one disease: cancer. I knew right away that other people want to make a difference and find a cure to cancer too. This is when I realized I wanted to take all the skills I gained through 4-H and lead my peers in a team through the American Cancer Society Relay for
One of the themes at the event was toxic effects of drug use. Susie Speeker attended the event with her family, parents, and brother. Susie’s mother is a breast cancer survivor and they believe that marijuana should be legalized only for compassionate use. Susie was lifting the sign stating “Be compassionate, legalize marijuana for medical purposes”. A student from Oliver
Henrietta Lacks was a young black woman who was diagnosed with cervical cancer at John Hopkins Hospital. Her doctor collected cancerous cells and healthy cells from her cervix and gave them to the cancer researcher, George Otto Gey, who was trying to keep cells alive for more than a couple days. Henrietta endured intense radium treatments, but she still died at the age of 31, leaving her husband and five children behind. An amazing discovery was made Henrietta’s cell were immortal. Racism is prevalent in this book through the limited availability of healthcare, unethical behaviors of the doctors, and how racism affected her family.
Brad Ludden is a hero because his mom had breast cancer and since then he was inspired to be a kayaker and help people with cancer have life-changing experiences. With these life changing experiences he would make a change in people with cancer. Instead of being depressed because of their cancer they would change their mindset to enjoy life.
This boy had survived, grown up, and married a woman who had no family history of cancer. This couple had many children, two of their daughters developed their father’s retinoblastoma in both eyes, and died. This book is a great way to present facts and also keeps the reader engaged. It presents its details in a story format which makes reading it easier and more enjoyable. It gives information on the different types of cancer and how each of them affect us and what it could lead
The ad is supported by a woman who survived cancer. So the targeted audience, I’m assuming, are those who survived cancer as well. They will review this ad and notice how delighted the woman is by the end of the ad. Especially if they are self-conscious and insecure how she started out. Finally, the last appeal, logos.
My mother was my number one supporter then, and still is now. She is always by my side, and there for me. My pawpa is another important family member; he will be there for me, and come get me from across the states if I asked him too. He gives me sound advice, and guides me. I would say the event that impacted my life the most would be having cancer at such an early age.
Today, there are many cancer patients and many other hospitalized patients that have hope that they 're going to get better than they were before. Teachers, students, parents, doctors, scientists, and many more people all around the world have hope. For example, when a cancer patient is diagnosed, they automatically hope that the treatments that they get are successful and make the cancer go away. In addition, there are many marches going on in this world today. From the Women’s March to the Black Lives Movement to even the March for
I too understand and can identify with what Klein stated regarding personal connections. My giving to the breast cancer was also a walk-a-thon. We were also offered jerseys as a group, which was participating as part of a huge breast cancer walk event, that takes place annually. I was happy to donate to such a cause, but unfortunately, I was not able to actually walk at the time of the event. The important thing was giving as much as I can afford to, and knowing that my portion can make a significant different tin the life of someone.
“I 'm alive today because a family in Ohio turned their tragedy into a miracle. Life should be a relay.” (Through Organ Donation) This woman got her second chance because someone donated. These transplants offer many people the possibility of a redo, to their already failing life. It also offers them to be able to do things that they’ve never done before. She uses the example of a relay, meaning people should be able to have their turn to take a run around
Patsy, at this time was suffering with Ovarian Cancer and making frequent trips to get chemotherapy.Also, she took control of JonBenet 's career as a blossoming beauty queen. Patsy, a former beauty queen herself was now a trophy wife who prided herself on the perfect image.Perhaps, her impending death, not knowing how long