Mary Lou Retton was a girl from a large town with a major hobby. Mary Lou was born on January 24, 1968 in fairmont West Virginia, she had 4 sisters and brothers. Mary Lou’s parents are Louis Retton and Ronnie Retton. Louis was a homemaker (stay at home mom) and Ronnie had quite a lot of jobs that included being a security guard; business owner, a former baseball and basketball player and a coal and equipment transporter. At the age of 4 Mary Lou studied dance and acro bactics, this eventually led to her joining gymnastics. She enjoyed gymnastics so much that she practiced many times at home. One time she watched the 1976 Olympics in Montreal and practiced gymnastics at the same time at age 8, she recalls being in a split as she was watching.
An individual had to do hard work and achieve certain goals in order to be known as successful. As a biology premed major, I aspire to be a doctor. In order to pursue my medical career, I would like to be as precise, pleasant, and determined like Dr. Lopez, Dr. Miami, and Dr. Sandra Lee.
“‘…it’s bad enough he lets you all run wild…’” (Lee, 83), “Aunt Alexandra put him up to this…” (Lee, 134).
Kingseed, Wyatt. "A Burned Letter, Conflicting Stories and an Absent Son Helped to Send Mary Surratt to the Gallows." America's Civil War 16.6 (2004): 12-14. Web.
Mary Lou Retton is the greatest gymnast ever. She was the first American gymnast to win the gold, for male and females. In this paper, I'm going to be telling you about Mary Lou's childhood, her Olympic experience and her achievements.
Carrie P. Meek born in tallahassee florida during the year 1926. Meek is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. She served in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2003, she represented our congresses 17th district. She was a history maker in the running. She used to say, “Service is the price you pay for the space which God has let you occupy”.
John Sutter was a Mexican citizen who had made a big name for himself and absolutely a whole bunch of money before the discovery of gold. John Sutter was an immigrant from Switzerland. He was born on 15, 1803 in Kandern ,Baden not too far from the swiss border. As a newcomer to a firm of printers and booksellers, he found out that he wasn't interested in paper business. While clerking in a draper's shop, he met his future wife Annette D’ Beld . Both of them married on October 24,1826. Due to business problems he left his family and four children in Germany to have good fortune in America at the age of 30. After that significant day, of gold being discovered John Sutter legacy began to collapse. His road to success, the big blowout to his demise
Musical prodigy Mary Lou Williams, also known as Mary Elfrieda Scruggs, was born on May 8, 1910 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania along with her 10 half brothers and sisters. The start of Mary Lou’s piano career began when she was able to replay almost perfectly the song her mother played on the family’s pump organ. Her exceptional gift of perfect pitch and teaching from her mom enabled her to play piano on a professional level at the age of four years old. Mary Lou’s birth name was Mary Elfrieda Scruggs but she changed her name to Mary Lou Burly to take her step father’s last name. She later changed her last name to Williams after her first husband. At a young age Mary Lou performed small gigs around Pittsburgh and at the age of 10, she was known everywhere
Mary surratt deserved to be hanged. This is because she assisted in the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln, president of the united states. There is so much evidence that she assisted in the plot to kill the president, but the three main reasons are that she lied, she knew of the plot, and her son was a conspirator.
In the small town of Dickinson in Texas, on August 9th 1990, 8-year-old Jennifer Schuett was abducted by Dennis Earl Bradford. After being taken straight from her bed through her bedroom window, Bradford attempted to calm Schuett by reassuring her he was an undercover officer. Bradford then strangled, raped and lacerated Shuett’s neck, leaving her to bleed out in a field. Shuett recalls him asking her “Am I scaring you little girl? Am I scaring you?” Schuett was left helpless and immobile until she was found by children playing a game of tag. Bradford was not identified or arrested for his actions until 19 years later. However, before he could be tried, Bradford committed suicide in his jail cell.
grandmother, Mary Lou Wiseman. Mary Lou is an 83 year old Caucasian, born in the fall of 1933, in Marble Hill Missouri. She lived in Marble Hill up until 2007. She then moved to Elgin, South Carolina to stay with her second to youngest child David Wiseman, his wife, Tia Wiseman and three younger children, Jamie, Vanessa and Ashley Wiseman. After remaining in South Carolina for three years, she decided to move back to her hometown in Missouri. Over her years, Mary Lou has held several jobs in multiple different fields. Her first job was collecting eggs from her neighbor’s chicken coop.
Mary Surratt was a person, who at the time of Abraham Lincoln’s death owned a boarding house, and had close ties with John Wilkes Booth. After Booth had been captured for the assassination of President Lincoln, Mary was sent to the gallows. To this day there is still a debate about whether she should have been hanged for her crimes. I feel it was unnecessary for her to die that way.
Susan Elizabeth Blow was born in 1843 on June 7th and she was the first child born out of 6 that means she was the oldest out of 6. Susan E. Blow turned into a founder of the United States of America. Susan lived in a home on the mississippi riverfront.Her hometown was St.Louis. Susan’s category was women’s edu.Susan E. blow was an important leader she was also pro- union susan also had lessons with the governesses at her house and her religion is st. louis.Susan blow was alive when the great fire happened in 1849 susan was only 6 years old.Due to her family's social status, Blow received her education from her parents, various governesses, private tutors, and schools. Her parents
Mary Surratt should have not been executed. Even though she was going to get executed she always claimed her innocence.
A fond memory is when her sons had a family gathering in Memphis for Thanksgiving and her whole family attended. Beverly is most proud of the fact that she has great kids. She also is a great problem solver. She is beginning to travel but would like to travel even more. She knows how to work well but now she wants to learn how to play. She says that her life is enriched by being around all kinds of people. She said that she was married to a very controlling man. She wished she spent more time working on their relationship when they were together. Perhaps that might have saved their marriage. Beverly values family more than anything else.