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
Mollie Goodnight did all that she could throughout her whole life from taking care of her siblings right after both of her parents’ deaths, to just teaching some of her husband's farm hands how to read. Mollie tried to do her best even in the darkest of times, which is one of the reasons that she is one of the best women Texas has ever had.
A freshman in High School, Hannah Corbat had lived on many streets during her 15 years of life. She lived in Swooping Eagle ct, Lotus, Brookchase Ln and Patten. She has a younger brother in elementary school, an older sister at the University of Florida, and her father is in
When Katherine Garetson filed a claim on 160 acres of land in Tahosa Valley, she was 37 years old. The general consensus was that she was doomed to fail in her endeavor, as she knew nothing about homesteading and the extent of her skills were cooking, sewing, reading and writing. Her desperation for independence was way greater than her shortcomings, though. When her father suffered financial trouble, she had to move in with her married sister, Helen Dings. Because one of Helen’s sons was sick with was thought to be tuberculosis, the family made a trip to Colorado on the advice of the child’s physician during the summer of 1909. The family chose the Longs Peak Inn in Estes Park for their stay. They were so fond of the area, that they returned
Laura Dewey Bridgman was born on December 21, 1829, in Hanover, New Hampshire. Her parents were farmers in New England. According to an account by her mother, Laura began her life as “a lively, intelligent, extremely curious child who had at 18 months begun to ‘talk quite plain’ and learn
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Hannah Senesh was born in Budapest, Hungary, on July 17, 1921. She had a younger brother and her parents were an author and a journalist. She was always very talented in writing. Throughout her life, she kept a diary and wrote many poems. She was Jewish, and in 1939, she
"When can I get back in the water?" (scope 8) Bethany Hamilton asks while laying in the hospital bed. She had just gotten attacked by a 15 foot tiger shark while surfing. With most tiger sharks, after they attack something, they go back to eat it. Bethany was lucky that she wasn't the sharks next meal. After the terrifying shark attack Bethany Hamilton demonstrated great resilience by overcoming the tragedy to achieve her surfing dream. There are a few words that come to mind when I think of her and her horrific experience.
Resilient is the ability to recover from adversity.Bethany Hamilton is an example of resilient.Do you think Bethany Hamilton is resilient?Bethany is an ametuer surfer that was attacked by a tiger shark in 2003.The day she got attacked was on halloween,she was only 13 and she was a promising
Hey, did you know that there was a 13 year old girl that got attacked by a 15 foot long tiger shark? She was north shore of Kauai, Hawaii. She was on her board and she was just floating. Then I read that her arm dangled in the water and she had on a watch and the glint from the watch caught the shark’s eye.
Adventure, a yearning to leave home in pursuit of wonders never seen before. Creating memories with every step taken as you travel from place to place, looking for the next exciting location. If anyone knows the true meaning of adventure, it is Kaitlyn Brunssen. Kaitlyn has been traveling around the US since age eight, stepping foot in over twenty separate states. She traveled to more places in sixteen years than most people have in their whole lives. There is no doubt that Kaitlyn is an extremely adventurous person.
Someone who has achieved great success and influence that depicts the seven habits very well is Bethany Hamilton. Hamilton survived a horrific shark attack while surfing at the age of thirteen. She lost her entire left arm and seventy percent of her blood. It is a true miracle that Bethany
Jaaliyah Brown Bethany Hamilton was determined to never give up on her life and goal she was an amateur when she got bitten by the shark but Bethany didn’t let that or anything stop her from surfing, She started surfing the day before Thanksgiving. She also sponsors her own organization for amputees in the U. S and gives motivational speeches around the world. Bethany incredible comeback is only part of her story. As she found her way back to surfing, She was flooded with letters thanking for her for being an inspiration. She then realized her purpose was greater than being an elite surfer. Now she uses her fame and fortune to help children with disabilities who live in poverty get the care they need. Bethany Hamilton never gave up on Herself
Have you ever been attacked by a shark before? If you haven’t here is a story of a young teen named Bethany Hamilton who got attacked back in October in 2003. Bethany Hamilton was a very smart girl who loved to surf whenever she had a chance. “As Bethany floated happily on her board, a 15 foot long tiger shark, one of the deadliest predators in the ocean was stalking her”. She didn’t see the shark while she was surfing. That’s when she was attacked by the shark. Bethany Hamilton showed great resilience in overcoming the shark attack to achieve her surfing dreams.
A shark attacks Three out of fifteen people every year… Bethany Hamilton, a championship surfer, was one of those unfortunate victims. Bethany was only thirteen when it happened; it was just a normal October morning at the beach, until tragedy struck. A fifteen-foot long tiger shark tore Bethany’s arm off, she was later brought to the local hospital. Bethany lost half of her blood, but she survived. But, there was a long road of recovery for Bethany, but no matter what happened she wanted to get back to the water. Bethany worked hard and showed great resilience during recovery in order to achieve her dreams of getting back to the water, and start surfing again.