I’m Kallie Sweere one of the 8th grade students from Detroit Lakes Middle School. On December 21st DLMS 8th graders got together with other social classes. We got in groups of three, my group was Abby Brininger, Porsha Hermanson and myself. Thanks to the Detroit Lakes Rotary Clubs we gave $25 to people in need. How this works is we loan $25 to someone who needs it and they will pay us back.
The once in a lifetime celebration of a baby’s laugh is determine by their wellbeing and identity of their character as they become an adult. I was told this as a lesson by my grandmother who once said it was our cultural gathering with family and friends. Later, there was a newborn baby in our family named Erin who had dark brown hair, light brown eyes, and was always fidgety due to all her nieces, cousins, and sisters because they play, tickle, and made those silly embarrassing faces that even adults make themselves that brought out their childish side. Although Erin Rose was the center of attention she had a smile on her face all the time that gave everybody that sense of happiness and excitement that a teeny tiny baby could bring.
In 1962, Tracy Turnblad is a heavyset high school student living in Baltimore. Along with her classmate Penny Pingleton, Tracy watches The Corny Collins Show, a local teen dancing television show. The people featured on the show attend Tracy and Penny’s school. Amber Von Tussle and Link Larkin lead dancers on the show. Amber’s mother Velma manages the TV station WYZT. She makes sure Amber is showed a bunch on the show. The dancers on the show are all white. They only allow African American kids on the show once a month on “Negro Day” hosted by Motormouth Maybelle.
Marcie Allen came spoke at a convocation seminar on Friday, December 2nd. She is a ten-time nominee and five-time winner of Billboard’s “Concert Marketing and Promotion Award” and has been named to Billboard’s “Women in Music” list every year since 2010. Prior to starting MAC Presents, Allen owned and operated Nashville/Atlanta-based MAD Booking & Events, which produced more than 100 music festivals across the country including On the Bricks in Atlanta. Now she owns her own company in New York.
Last night on NBC, viewers saw a delightful blast of a colorful cast that included newcomer Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad in the first television adaptation of Hairspray Live!. Hairspray is musical taking place in the 1960s, a time of racial tension. It’s about a young,curvy,sassy teen blends together races with the power of song and dance. Only a sophomore in high school, she brought such a simple glimmer of sunshine to the nighttime program. Maddie excelled as a newbie to the acting business, and I hope to see her career take full flight after this wonderful experience.
Ellen Hopkins was born on March 26, 1955 in Long Beach, CA. Ellen is a poet, freelance writer, and the award-winning author of twenty nonfiction titles and five NY Times Bestselling novels-in-verse. She has published hundreds of articles on subjects ranging from aviation to child abuse to wine growing. She is a regular speaker at schools, book festivals and writers conferences across the US, and now throughout the world. Hopkins was adopted at birth by an older couple. Albert C. Wagner was 72, and Valeria was 42. She graduated from Santa Ynez Valley Union High School in 1973. She went to study journalism in college (at Crafton Hills College at UCSB), but had to drop out to get married and start a family. Her stories are based off of real life
Stephanie Kwolek is a female inventor whose success can be measured in lives, and daily tools created and used from her invention, Kevlar. Stephanie L. Kwolek was born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania in 1923. Her father, who was dead by her 10th birthday, was a nature nut. She spent many hours by his side, exploring the woods, plains, and fields by her home and filling her notebooks with leaves, wildflowers, seeds, grasses, and pertinent descriptions. From her mother, first a stay-at-home mom and then by requirement, a working woman, Kwolek inherited a love of fabrics and sewing. At one moment in her life she thought that she might become a fashion designer, but her mother told her she would probably not succeed in that area due to her constant perfectionism. Later, Kwolek
Olivia Mclain, born and raised on Shetland also called Shetland Island, an Island that lies northeast of the island of Great Britain and forms part of Scotland, United Kingdom, making it hard to tell the specifics of where the girl was from. However, since Olivia was born after the proclaim union of Scotland and the Uk there were no problems. Except for that Olivia was not 'normal' according to the land of the people, with that being said.
British Marine Commando Eric Walderman took four shots to the head during a firefight at the port of Umm Qasr, but the bullets did not penetrate his helmet. Police lieutenant David Spicer took four .45 caliber slugs throughout his body at point-blank range and lived. These men and countless others are alive and have one woman to thank for it, Stephanie Kwolek. Stephanie Kwolek’s life, invention of kevlar, and work with chemistry has forever changed and impacted our word for the
Susan Maushart experienced something every parent dreams about, which was taking away their children’s modern conveniences. A temporary movement that Maushart did was take away each of her kids’ ipods, internet access, phones, and television. When this new trend started, a noticeable change occurred within the corridors of Maushart’s home, a peaceful darkness that became the motivation of the family’s new lives. Susan Maushart has 3 teenage kids, and each found a new hobby fairly quickly; such as her son Bill, who went from couch potato to up and coming musician. Maushart’s oldest child, Anni, had the easiest transition of “the experience”, she was less occupied with technology was known as a book worm; however, the youngest, Sussy, had difficulty
My name is Janet Carol Woods and I am 21 years old. I was born in Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. I have 1 older sibling and 1 younger sibling. I have little to no work experience because my courses wouldn’t allow me to work and get my homework done. I have an associate in science degree. I am now enrolled this year because I needed some last classes to transfer to a
Born in Rochester, New York, Gail Sheehy’s childhood was a happy one. Her mother gave up her own dreams to be a housewife once she married a wealthy man who worked in New York City. Sheehy’s happy childhood started to crumble after the birth of her sister when she was nine years old (Sheehy, 17). Her mom started to linger in the world of non-sobriety and would rarely leave her bedroom. Sheehy’s father started to golf every day with a female friend that he began having an affair with. After a couple months she was relocated into her parents’ bedroom to sleep on a twin bed, where as her father moved into her old room. In 1962, he met a younger woman to start a new life with and would end up leaving his current family behind. Sheehy described
As a child, Amy Jacques Garvey grew up well educated and was provided with diverse resources. As she grew older, she became more than just Marcus Garvey’s wife. She created her own path in his movement and gave people of African descent pride. Jacques Garvey was born in Kingston, Jamaica on December 31, 1895. She was one of three children of her mother, Maudriana Thompson, and her father, Micheal Delbert Ashwood. She grew up in a fairly hard-working middle-class family that supported her getting an education so they made sure that she went to the most prestigious schools. Once she finished schooling Garvey came to Harlem, New York in 1917 with her family and went on to devote her life to the advancement of black people.
Additionaly, Amy Shummer promotes the social problem of shame through her stand-up comics. With wight-same being the fundamental role in inspiring women in the United States to exercise, Schummer persuades women to love themselves just the way they are- just like she does. Through her entertainment, Schummer helps whem who feel depressed about the way they look, feel better about