When Robert Kugler 's chocolate labrador, Bella, was diagnosed with cancer last year, he decided to take his best friend on one epic last road trip across the country. (ALL PICTURES: Facebook and Instagram) Robert was told by the doctors that his three-legged Bella(she was amputated to prevent the spread of bone cancer) has lung cancer and has only three to six months to live. When his nine-year-old was diagnosed with advanced osteosarcoma – that had already spread to her legs and her lungs, Rob made sure that everyday was an adventure for the faithful pet. They travelled across states including Detroit, Kentucky and Ohio, checking out the sunset, Niagara Falls, monuments, museums and the Adirondack Mountains in New York. The duo has been travelling together since November and plans to do so until Bella has done everything
Jim Simmerman, the writer of “Child’s Grave, Hale County, Alabama,” was born on March 5, 1952 in Bolder, Colorado. Simmerman spent the most of his childhood traveling since his father was in the military. In 1978, he became an instructor at Northern Arizona University. He then left to earn a master’s degree at the University of Iowa, but he came back to continue his previous job. On June 29, 2009, Simmerman killed himself because of a debilitating illness he had (Bruner para.
Many of them had died during this journey due to lack of water or exhaustion which caused them to stay behind and become easy prey for lions and other animals. They even had times when they drank their own urine in order to survive the calamity. Along with all these challenges, they had watched their brothers and friends pass away from dehydration or watch them give up and stay behind. They learned to see some of their other refugees at paternal
He was one of my first friends and my first role model. We lost him last year due to lung cancer. Through the journey of us trying to get him better he was so calm and accepting. I am the man I am today because of my grandfather James Gaddey My grandfather had a rough life. Growing up he was emotionally and physically abused by his parents.
I was wheezing and it was agonizing to try and breathe, I thought I was having a heart attack. I told myself I had to finish the race, that I couldn’t just stop and walk away from it. The coaches and my teammates cheered for me to keep going. By the end of the race I started to cry because the pain was so bad I could hardly breathe. Coach Moser literally had to carry me back to camp
Begins talking about Robert Stevens’s death from anthrax. Mr. Stevens went on a trip with his wife to North Carolina to see his daughter Casey. On the trip they went hiking at Chimney Rock Park and seen hundreds of migrating hawks. When Mr. Stevens came back from his trip he begin feeling very ill and developing more and more symptoms over the night ,so he went the hospital to find out
Every family has a great outcome to the use of the Fisher House Foundation. A family, for example, is the Carpenters. The Carpenters experienced a great problem when Corporal Kyle Carpenter was wounded in battle in Afghanistan. He was injured when he was covering a grenade to save other service members. After spending seven weeks in a hospital in Maryland, Carpenter was moved to another hospital in Virginia where his family stayed at a Fisher House.
This last summer, I went up to visit my grandparents in Kansas to help them on their ranch. For the past four summers I have done this same thing, but this last year was much different. About a week into my trip my grandfather had an accident, he was bucked off a horse in the cattle pens and was seriously hurt. After taking him to the nearest hospital my grandmother and I ended up finding out that he had broken his pelvis along with six ribs. This meant I was going to have to grow up and take on much more responsibility than I was used to and run the day to day operations almost all myself.
When I was 14 my stake High Adventure group went on a 50 mile hike on the Appalachian Trail which was one of the most physically and emotionally challenging experiences I have ever had. For six days, I had to carry my pack containing about 40 pounds in supplies. It rained all six days of the trip. It only took a few hours before my shoes, socks, and feet were soaked through, which is not ideal for hiking. At times it was difficult to tell if the trail we were on was the correct trail, or if we were on a trail at all.
My Road to Resilience As of 2014 I been have fighting a very tough hardship with my father. On Christmas Eve of 2014, my father was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital for emergency surgery on his lower back. This did not happen suddenly; this was a pain that developed overtime. About every 3 months my father was given a type of shot to ease the nerve pain in his back; this went on for a little over a year prior to the surgery. The operation that was performed was a laminectomy.