Charlotte Catholic High School, October 16, 2009 7:54 P.m: senior linebacker, Alex Heckard goes in for a routine tackle that will forever change his life. 20 seconds later Heckard is down on the ground and is motionless, training staff rush to his aid. 8:06 pm an ambulance arrives at the stadium and begins to put Heckard on a stretcher. Soon Heckard is carted off the field and brought to the nearest hospital; the remaining football game is cancelled. 8:47 P.m. Alex Heckard is pronounced dead at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville due to a severed vertebrae/spinal cord. Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Alex Heckard is laid to rest at 11:30 A.m.
Christopher Matthewson also known as “Big Six”, “the Christian gentlemen”, “Matty”, and “Gentleman’s Hurler” played Major League Baseball and was a right handed pitcher and played seventeen seasons with the New York Giants. He was voted the most dominant pitcher in the history of baseball and is ranked in the top ten in many key pitching groups, including wins, shutouts, and ERA, if taking 19th century pitchers statistics into account. Otherwise Matthewson and Walter Johnson would hold the distinction of being the only two pitchers placed in the top ten in both career wins and ERA. In 1936 Christopher got called to be into the Major League Baseball Hall Of Fame, as one of its first couple players. (Wikipedia)
On July 22,1864,General William T.Sherman and his army closed in on John B. Hood and his confederate army while he was defending atlanta. John B.Hood also attacted James B.McPherson's army of Tennessee on the east side of atlanta. He deployed Benjamin F. Cheatham northeast and sent william J harmy on
John Hudson was a young boy born in Memphis, TN in January 29, 1968. John went to high school in Memphis, TN. He got a scholarship offer from Auburn University. He later accepted the offer and went to Auburn. John was a three year starter. After his fourth year he decided to enter the NFL draft.
Very few Henry County High School athletes go to a big-athletic Division 1 college. An even smaller list went to play pro. There has only been one that has won a championship in the pro leagues. That man is John Lewis Hudson. John was born in Memphis, Tennessee but he grew up in Henry County, where he played football. He was recruited by many colleges. He ended up choosing Auburn, where he would start for 3 years. John said, “I liked Coach Dye and it was a small town. I liked that it was a small town.” He was then drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles and also played for the New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens.
“St. Louis ex-officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black driver” –CNN September 16, 2017 A 2011 shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, a black driver by Jason Stockley a former white officer from St Louis resulted in a massive violent protest this September when Stockley was announced innocent and murder charges were dropped. The fact that victim was black caused such a massive outrage in the St. Louis city. Would the city respond the same however if the victim was white? It turns out no. In Fresno California unarmed Dylan Noble was shot by police. Officers had received a report of a man carrying a rifle but really just found noble speeding in his pickup truck. When he was pulled over at a gas station Noble got out of the truck and was acting suspicious.
Alexander Supertramp, a nickname used by Chris McCandless, stunned the whole nation with his unique experience. Some people said that he was a hero and he escaped from tarnished and sinful world to a wonderland in Alaska where he could live in harmony with nature. On the other side, some people judged that he was a tactless idiot who paid a price for his recklessness.
Frank Boucher was some Ranger player in my opinion. He was an “Original Ranger”. Among all of the “Original Rangers”, not even Lester Patrick, stayed a Ranger for as long as he did. He contributed 31 years to hockey. He was a club player from 1926 to 1938, was a coach from 1939 to 1948, and was a general manager from 1946 to 1955.
Anthony Greeley is my uncle. We call him “Uncle Tony”. He was born in 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts at Boston City Hospital. He is married to my Aunt Melanie, who is my father’s youngest sister. My Aunt Melanie was his second marriage before My Uncle Tony has been a FireMan for 31 years and was promoted to Fire Chief of Norwood 3 years ago. When he was a kid, He went to Norwood High School in Norwood Massachusetts. When he graduated from High School, Tony enrolled at the University Of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. Tony Studied business at Uconn. Tony has two children from his first marriage, Brian and Katie. He is the stepfather to Billy and Jimmy. He and my Aunt Melanie also have a daughter, Abby. My Uncle Tony likes the New England
Follow John Howard Griffin he has seen the good and the bad of this great nation. His journey to the south exposes the side that they don't talk about. See how he takes to the racism that he experiences and How he copes with the racism.
Nelly Martinez is a first generation of her family who went to college. Her parents emigrated from Mexico for her and her sibling to have in education. She was inspired by family members to find a job working for the state because of the good benefit and she thought it was very interesting. She works at Department of Managed Health Care and been working there for two years. There good benefits at her job like health, dental benefit and retirement plan. Make $4,600 a month before taxes. She is protected by a Union so that one positive thing about her job. She was able to take an exam for her position and able to get the job because it has a government job and it is hard to a job in the Department of Managed Health Care. DMHC do not hire that often so she lucky to work there.
Through Lonergans method we are asked to challenge our old views and to be able to go past memories or events that bring you grief. Through revision of our thoughts lonergan teaches us to learn new insights on subjects we have already visited. Through this method we are asked to
Jeffrey Wigand was born December 17, 1942 in New York City. Jeffrey was the eldest of five children and grew up in a devoutly Catholic family. Jeffrey’s father worked as a mechanical engineer and both parents were strict disciplinarians who showed little outward affection toward their children. During his school years Jeffrey was a gifted student who excelled in chemistry and biology. Jeffrey’s dream was to become a doctor. He attended Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie New York and after one year of college he dropped out and joined the United States Air Force. After two years of the United States Air Force where he was based in Japan and Vietnam and was not involved in any fighting Jeffrey left the Air Force. In 1963 returning
Dennis L. Rader was born on March 9, 1945 in the unremarkable town of Wichita, Kansas. A member of four siblings, Rader was a quiet kid, smart, and was well-behaved by all accounts. His family was very religious, and from every aspect, young Dennis Rader was a normal, harmless kid.
Owen Suskind is a three-year-old who is realized to be developing language and skill deteriorates especially over the nights. His parents decide to take him to a specialist with high hopes that it was just an ordinary condition that can be fixed merely through medications (Retzlaff et al. 621). The