Kate Kimball is an award-winning fiction author who has worked hard to be in the position she is in now. Despite currently struggling with her health, she has continued to peruse her English PhD in Creative Writing here at Florida State University. Born in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah Kimball is surprised to find herself over 2,000 miles away now studying in the sunshine state. FSU offers one of the top creative writing programs that currently is ranked top 5 in the nation according to The Atlantic Monthly. Kimball was excited to be accepted into the accredited program after earning her bachelor’s from the University of Utah and masters at Virginia Tech. Kimball has always loved writing and says, “Creative writing allows you to write about
Was Jane long really the mother of Texas?I think not . It all started on july 23 1798 , when Jane Herbert wilkinson was born. When Jane was born the doctors thought that she was dead and then proceeded to shoved her in a night stand drawer while they saved her mother's life.When the doctors opened the nightstand drawer they discovered Jane Herbert Wilkinson alive and well. Jane was the tenth child in her family.Sadly,Jane’s father died when jane was only one years old .Jane later became an orphan at the age of fourteen. After jane's mom died she moved in with her aunt .Jane’s family was very wealthy, so wealthy that Jane got her own slave named Kian , they were really good friends and when Jane was sixteen she was on her way to school and Kian told her about a very handsome man that was a doctor and persuaded her to skip school and meet him ,she then proceeded to introduced her to James long ,her future husband. Jane later got married to James long in may of 1815 and had her first child when she was only eighteen years old .In September of 1821 jane was expecting her second child and stayed behind at a post while james,her husband left ,she vowed to not leave till he returned but , he never did. She had her child in a very harsh winter,on the Bolivar peninsula in december of 1821. Jane and her slave,Kian fought starvation for over two weeks.She claimed to be the first english-speaking woman to give birth in Texas but, we know now that she wasn't.Soon after she found out that she was a widow in 1822 at the age of twenty four .
Whitsett, North Carolina is a town that many have never heard of, yet it is my hometown. Situated in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Whitsett is located directly between Greensboro and Burlington, North Carolina in eastern Guilford County. Having moved from a house located in the city limits of Greensboro, NC at the age of three, Whitsett is practically all I have ever known as “home.” My parents decided to move to Whitsett because they were able to find a larger and more suitable house with the arrival of my younger brother, Landon, in the year 1999. With almost 19 years having gone by, my family still lives in the same house today. Our house is located in the neighborhood development known as “Stoney Creek.” Importantly, this is the
Before we get to Whitey McWhitte VIII we got to understand his family’s history. In Africa in 1852 there was a free white slave named Whitey McWhitte, he used to be a slave until their country got in a civil war. The war was between north and the south; if the north won then all the white slaves would be free and if the south won then all the black slave masters could keep their slaves forever. President of this country was Kunta Negro and he wants to free the slaves but a general in the south name John F. Kennedy wanted to keep the slaves because it’s part of their history and heritage. So they fought for 30 years and finally the north won and all the slaves were finally free. A slave named Whitey McWhitte was free to pursue his life being
Lynette Woodward was born in Wichita, Kansas on August 12, 1959. She is famous for playing great basketball. Did you know that she was the first women to play on the Harlem Globetrotters. When she gone to college at KU in 1978. She would usually score 26 points per game
Lena Wilkes was born in the small secluded community known as Comnor Valley. She was raised in a polygamous family, with four mothers and forty-seven siblings, all members of the First Consecration Order (FCO). When she was sixteen years old, after years of abuse, including being impregnated by her own father and being forced to marry her first cousin, Alma Wayment, she fled her family and faith. After many years as a vagabond in Middle and Southwest America, Lena eventually finds acceptance and sanctuary in the small Navajo town of Powell, just 50 miles east of her former hometown. While she tries to keep contact and connection with other former FCO members and runaways in the surrounding region, she chooses to center her focus on building herself a new life away from her past. She's thrust into
During the early sixteenth century, divorcing a queen was quite unheard of. Robert Lacey states that Wolsey himself pleaded with the King to avoid such action, nevertheless Henry was insistent. The reigning laws of the Catholic Church prohibited divorce unless the couple were granted a special release from
The Holocaust is looked at in lots of different ways, but in Whitwell,Tennessee the middle schoolers looked into the Holocaust in a very unique way. The small town of Whitwell, only containing a total of 1,600 people only having five African Americans and one mexican. It may have come off as a racial town when really, they were a very tight knit community. The project started when the students had no idea what six million looked like. The students decided to collect paperclips, they were easy to collect and also had a meaning to the Holocaust. The paper clip was made in Norway, the Norwegians wore the paper clip as a symbol of all the people in the Holocaust,because they were not able to speak out against the Holocaust. At first, the project
Willa Cather Willa Cather, along with many other, were forced to face many struggles throughout their lifetimes. They had to live through some of the worst times, the first World War and the devastating Great Depression, and some of the best times, the passing of the 19th Amendment. These events taught victims to cherish every second of life and it showed that good always triumphs over evil.
Mary Ward was born on January 23, 1585 in North Yorkshire, England to a catholic family. Four years after she was born, in 1589 her family home was burned down in an anti-Catholic attack but she and her sisters were saved by her father. She entered the religious life at
Becoming an Airline Pilot If you have a love for the sky and aviation is one of your interests, you're not deterred from being in charge of at times more than 100 lives, and you have a soft spot for exploring the world than becoming an airline pilot is for you. Airline pilots have one of the coolest, most exciting nerve racking jobs out there. My goal for this paper is to explain all about how to become an airline pilot, what it takes to become one, the facts about the job, and some pros and cons of being in the field. My interest in flying was harbored as a child during vacations, my mother is a flight attendant so we traveled often. Whenever entering an airplane I was at awe of the sheer number of controls in the cockpit and the
The primary role of a flight attendant is to provide excellent customer service, so it really helps if you’ve worked in a similar role before. There are many types of jobs that count as customer service experience: answering phones for a company, working in retail, or working at the front desk of a small business all require interacting with and helping the public. This isn’t a mandatory requirement for all airlines, but it will help give you an edge.