Grace had so many injuries on her brain, her thorax, and a fractured femur that the doctors couldn’t do much of anything to try and save her life. She had died the following night, at age 52. On the other side, Stephanie had a hairline fracture, but she lived. But due to her injuries, she couldn’t attend her mother’s funeral. Grace’s funeral was held on September 18, 1982 at the Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Monaco.
•John Steinbeck John Steinbeck was a famous novelist who was born on February 27, 1902, in Salinas, California. He grew up with three sisters and had a happy childhood. He was shy, but smart and he had appreciated the land but mostly appreciated California’s Salinas Valley Which had greatly informed his later writing. He decided to become a writer at the age of 14. In 1919, John Steinbeck enrolled at Stanford University and over the next six years, Steinbeck would be in and out of school but eventually he dropped out of school for good in 1925.
She also had a craft for painting, and helped create careers for Pablo Picasso Juan Gris, and Henri Matisse. Gertrude Stein had an impact on many of the writers in her lifetime. To begin with, Gertrude was born on “February 3, 1874, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania”(“Gertrude Stein” 1). Her family was very wealthy, and a few months after she was born her parents moved her and her two older brothers to Europe. When they got home from Europe they settled in Oakland California, where stone grew up.
She met him while pursuing her career as a nightclub singer. Maya subsequently took upon her stage name as Maya Angelou, apart of her childhood nickname and part of her husband's name. Although the married couple did not last long, she was thriving so well with the name Maya Angelou she maintained it after they split (Winfrey. 29). She began starring in many television shows and performing on broadway.
The struggle in Angelou’s life started when she was young. At the age of 8 Angelou was left mute for several years after a traumatic rape that also resulted in the murder of her rapist (Britannica 2). Though fastforwarding to 1940, Angelou moved to San Francisco with her mother working a variety of odd jobs until she became a professional dancer and also changing her name (Britannica 3). Work till this point of her life was all she knew and proceeded to continue this trend in order to achieve her dreams. Another look into her future Angelou now working as a professor of an American studies at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Britannica 6).
Nina Irwin is a Kansas City artist, globally known for her watercolor landscapes and ceramic pieces. She has had many shows across the country, and several overseas as well. Originally hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Irwin’s family moved to Kansas City when she was six. As the child of two successful artists, she was surrounded by art throughout her childhood, but did not pursue it as a career until her mid-twenties. She attended college for a variety of disciplines, including archeology, anthropology, and English, and had many interests, though none truly appealed to her as a degree.
St Dennis had the privilege to take ballet classes with Maria Bonfante, who was an Italian ballerina. She also studied the technique of François Delsarte, forms of social dances, and skirt dancing (Au 92). The latter one was the start of her professional dance career. In 1892, she moved to New York City with her family and she performed skirt dances in Worth’s Family Theater and Museum, which was a dime museum, where the male viewers were able to see the legs of female dancers under their skirts (Gillis Kruman, “Chapter 2: The Solo Dancers”). She performed her dance routine several times a day during her time in New York City.
In early March of 1995, there was a meeting between Selena, Saldivar, and Selena’s family about a money situation. They noticed that money was missing from the boutique and they knew that Saldivar took the money. Later that month, Selena went to meet Saldivar at a hotel because she thought Saldivar was going to pay her back the money she owed. When she realized it was a trap, it was too late. Employees noticed Selena running away but was fatally shot with a bullet that pierced through her lung.
She thought it was her fault that he died (“Biography" 2018). She didn’t want to speak because of the tragedies that had occured. For a few years, Maya stayed silent and separated herself (“Biography" 2018). At sixteen, she got pregnant and became a waitress so she could provide for her newborn son ("Maya Angelou" 2018). As she grew up and started
For over 71 years now, her murder has been a mystery and her death hasn’t failed to bring speculation, as to who did what, among the people who come across her tragic life story. Such speculations can be categorized into two theories: George Knowlton murdered Short, or Dr. George Hill Hodel did. BACKGROUND In December 1946, Dorothy French, who worked at San Diego’s Aztec Theater, spotted Short and found herself feeling sorry for the beautiful and mysterious woman, for she noticed, ¨she had been there for hours on that day in early December 1946, and she appeared to have nowhere else to go. French