Descriptive Essay On My Grandfather

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According to Heracutus, “Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn’t even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.” All this quote is really saying is there is always that one person that leads and guides the rest to victory and this would be the best way to describe my grandfather. My grandfather, Odell Blakely, lived an extraordinary life from 1929 to 2010. I always looked at him like the leader of the pack, he never lead me wrong. He was the strongest and the most courageous man, he truly was the one true solider in my life. I could always count on him to keep me on a straight path. During some of these events such as The Great Depression and The Cold War he was a younger child but he still had struggles and hardships like everyone else. The Prohibition Era, when alcohol consumption affected everyone in a very negative way. Men were not staying and supporting their families the way a real man should, instead they were leaving their wives and families so they could spend their money on more alcohol. This is where the actual Prohibition came into play and it was known to have ways of saving the poor and protecting their young children. Luckily, 13 states banned the consumption of alcohol completely by the year 1855. Those states were known as the "dry states", this means that alcohol was completely banned and was in no way
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