Dwight Eisenhower was not your ordinary president. He had many other achievements in his life also. He was an athlete and he loved his family. He brought the U.S. through tough times. Most importantly he knew what was right for his country.
Looking back at my own life during the late 1900’s, it took a strong foundation, determination, and character to realize black people can accomplish anything in life. I take my hat off to those that paved the way for us such as, Bill James, John Hope, Samuel Archer, and Howard Thurman just to name a few. These pioneers fought hard for us in religion, education and the community; their work reached all
Jim Valvano was a mentor in many different ways that can not even be explained he was just that type of person trying to help out other people in the world that no one will ever be like. Jim Valvano started a charity not for himself, but for everyone that anyone had ever cared about and anyone will ever care
On It’s a Wonderful Life George Bailey changed many people’s lives over the course of his life. This is supported because of what George Bailey did to help his friends and family, his dedication to helping others, even strangers, and what would happen if he didn’t exist. It’s a Wonderful Life displays each life is important through what George Bailey did, when he finds out that he’s an important part of the town, and the scene where George wishes he was never born. George Bailey influenced a lot of people and helped friends and family through hard times. Bedford Falls would be very different without George.
“You are something special, Joey. You will make a difference!” That is what my grandfather has said to me since I was in elementary school. He always believed in me, encouraged me, and supported me. My Pawpaw Duke is a planner, a goal setter, a provider, and a teacher. He almost died last spring and I realized how much he continues to influence people, especially me.
While his uncle was alive, he helped Salva do everything throughout the journey. Even when he died nobody forgot him and Salva’s memory of his loving uncle gave him the strength to finish the journey. Food and water was the most important factor that led to his survival. He knew that there was barely any water in the desert and that it was hard to find food which taught him to treasure everything he was given. Throughout the book we are led to believe that Salva’s parents and siblings had passed away but he never lost hope that they were still alive.
Since Jackie had such a good reputation for being a good guy, his injustice was seen and he was not charged for standing up for his beliefs. Robinson’s determination on and off the field also sparked the creation of his foundation which impacts thousands of young lives every year. Jackie did not waste his opportunity in the major leagues and that example has been passed onto the kids in his foundation who have a 98% graduation rate. By not fighting back with anyone that heckled him, including the man he was supposed to give his bus seat up for, Jackie showed his truly great determination to be
Although Johnny never married he, still had many great friendships from everywhere he stayed. He believed that there were more important things in life than just staying with one person. “Johnny Appleseed helped the Native Americans by spreading information from one area to another,” (biography.com). Despite Johnny did not always bring good news, the Native Americans still got along with him. Johnny Appleseed made sure that he was helping others.
A hero is a person admired for his qualities or deeds. These individuals have impacted others by performing extraordinary acts. Every hero has left a legacy that has affected many lives in a positive way. When thinking of heroism, Louis Zamperini comes to mind for his courageous and selfless actions. Although Louis Zamperini’s childhood was filled with drinking, smoking, and stealing, he grew up to be a great hero and leader.
I think of a hero as someone who I can look up to in all aspects of life. A hero should be versatile in his capabilities. A hero also possesses many wonderful traits that makes him a great person. My hero is an individual who has a quality personality and great characteristics. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is my hero because he is inspiring, determined, and hard-working.
From all this experience, he has developed great communication skills, he learned how a business needs to be run, and how to work together as a group when needed. In my opinion, the most important thing a leader can have is great communication skills. Monson received the Honorary Doctorate of Communication, Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, and the Honorary Doctorate of Humanities twice all from different colleges. Monson speaks in front of many people all the
Growing up in a hectic environment, he always had a true passion of helping others earn what they deserve. He created an organization known as the United Farm Workers Of America. It was the first successful farm workers’ union in American History. His organization taught others the proper way to fight for
Luke Bryan has worked over the years to become the successful country artist he is today. He grew up working on his father’s peanut farm, but in his early teens, he decided that he wanted to have a career in music (Luke Bryan Biography 1). Luke began writing songs with the help from others, which benefited him in the long run since many of his songs and albums have made it on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200 charts (Luke Bryan Biography 1; Demings Award Section). Although Luke Bryan came from humble beginnings, growing up working on a farm in Georgia, his hard work and dedication through the years have propelled him to a very successful country career. Before Luke Bryan became famous, he started out as a normal person growing
During the course of the book, Benjamin can be described as a man whose work ethic is driven to help things around him become better. Also, he was a major leader in this book and always wanted to help others and when he was called to lead the military he did. Benjamin Franklin has played in multiple roles that helped make the world as it is today. I see Benjamin Franklin as a role model to anyone and everyone that wants to lead and work their hardest to make a difference in this world one day and also a role model to those who want to always put the world and others before them. Benjamin Franklin is a great man and a very important founding father of the