Bluford joined the Airforce and got many different jobs working for the air force. He was awarded for being heroic and received all kinds of great appreciation. Bluford protested being heroic. He says it is his duty and honor to fight for his home and all he worked for. Background, Career in Space, and accomplishments after awards are much simpler ways for future African American Astronauts to take that were inspired by Guion Bluford (Guy).
Xenia describes the quality of showing courtesy to strangers, and creating a welcoming and hospitable relationship between host and guest. While Odysseus is well aware of xenia and its benefits and consequences, he does not always exhibit the best xenia. This is shown in the examples provided displaying interactions he is faced with along his journey. The two extreme examples being the interaction with the Phaeacians and then the Cyclopes. His interaction with the Phaeacians was a great show of good xenia for both host and guest, which he benefited from greatly.
That heroes don’t always have to be wholly serious. McMurphy is a fun-loving guy who throws caution to the wind and is still the hero of the patients at the mental institution. Farther into the book, Kesey says that “Because he knows you have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance, just to keep the world from running you plumb crazy.” (pg. 212). McMurphy wanted out of working on a farm, so he decided to get himself institutionalized.
The casting of Nathan Fillion as Captain Malcolm Reynolds, Gina Torres as Zoe Washburne, and Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb along with the rest of the cast was outstanding. The entire cast did an exceptional job crafting a convincing representation of life on a spaceship in a truly unique universe. In conclusion, “Firefly” had a short run on TV, airing only 14 episodes, but those 14 episodes were an incredible experience. The show’s setting was distinctive as well as interesting.
Upon discovering Huck on the island, Jim is relieved to see him. “It 's too good for true, honey, it 's too good for true. Lemme look at you chile, lemme feel o ' you. (Twain 53)”.
Piggy is very intelligent, he comes up with ideas on how to help the boys survive on the island from the moment they crashed on it. Ralph starts begins to admire him for this clear focus on their rescue off the island. “ we can use this to call the others. Have a meeting. They'll come when they hear us” (Pg 16)
In the United States of America, we all are familiar with the highly recognized and decorated White American Astronauts John Glen who contributed to America’s aeronautics and space program during its inception in 1958. However, until recently, most Americans were unaware that the masterminds behind one of the most significant event in our history were African-American women. The New York Times bestselling author, Margot Lee Shetterly documented this hidden truth to enlighten all Americans about the emergence and success of America’s aeronautics and space program. The purpose of Shetterly's book “Hidden Figures” was to bring to the forefront another hidden truth about African-American History and our significant contributions to American
“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” This simple phrase by American astronaut Neil Armstrong will forever earn him the title of hero. A hero is someone who is “willing to take a personal sacrifice for the benefit of others” (Lickerman). Neil Aiden Armstrong was born on August 5”1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio and by the age of sixteen, he was a licensed pilot. He went on th join the Navy, serve In the Korean War and eventually became a research pilot for NASA.
Armstrong was the Commander, Collins was the Command Module Pilot, and Aldrin was the Lunar Module Pilot. (NASA.gov) At the time of the mission, they were all in there late 30s. According to Biography.com, Armstrong always loved flying and aviation. In fact, this was his second mission into space.
Johnny Cade is 16 years old, a greaser, and lives in the East Side of the town which is where the poor class lives. He was not very good in school, but was a quiet boy trying his best to not get in a “mess”. He would be very nervous when talking to people/strangers he didn’t know about, especially the Socs. He died being a hero to all young and old saving lives although his life was taken away. Johnny Cade was born in March 1,1949 and died in the year of 1965.
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich is a 20th-century composer. She was born on April 30, 1939, in Miami Florida. She started out as a violinist, pianist, and a hornist, and earned a bachelor of music degree from Florida State University in 1960. And she also received a master's degree in music in 1962. She then taught in a small South Carolina town, but they moved to New York City.
Opening Paragraph Janine Shepherd is not only an inspiration, but she has also proven people wrong. Hit by a truck she had several injuries and was diagnosed partial paraplegic, meaning she was most likely not to be able to walk again. Years after her accident the ability of walking came back to her and she became known not for walking but for her accomplishments. Janine Shepherd faced many challenges, but overcame them and proved people wrong and inspired others with her books and her plane flying ability. INNOVATE Janine Shepherd was an elite athlete, but that changed when she was hit by a utility truck.
The threat of Repercussions The threat of repercussions prokoke fear and, therfore, a reaction of obedience in many individuals. The impact of having set ramifications for misbehavior is crucial to ones’ upbringing: The effects when none are in place can can be detrimental. The consequences of Wes Moore’s decisions in comparison to the other Wes Moore, having an absence of any, leads to the success of one and failure of the other.
Nathaniel Hawthrone was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts to parents who both had a strong Puritan background. Puritans are known for their dominating personalities and strong opinions. They are men of action who do not care about other’s feelings. His family was known as lawyers, businessmen, and sea-captains. Nathaniel’s mother, Elizabeth hoped for something different for her son.