The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

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Many of us want to be remembered when we pass away. For most, the best way is through an obituary. Almost every day, there are numerous obituaries submitted to many newspapers, such as The New York Times. There are brief obituaries submitted by family members in which the said deceased individual played a major role throughout his/her life (whether it be charity or a major work accomplishment) and there are longer obituary articles written by reporters, usually on a well-known individual. When looking at those two kinds of obituary articles, there are many similarities and differences. Don Clark Fitzgerald passed away on Monday, November 7, 2016 in a car accident on his way to Standing Rock, North Dakota to help advocate for water rights at the age of 28. Despite passing away at such a young age, Fitzgerald lived an incredibly full and joyous life that touched the hearts of many people all over the world. He believed in fighting for the cause of a better, joyous world and way of living. Fitzgerald was born on May 20, 1988 in Evanston, Illinois. He had lived in Evanston, New Canaan, Connecticut, Houston, London, Prague, and Los Angeles, but lived most of his life as a passionate New York City resident. Most individuals his age don’t get to live in that many places. The reason for him living in so many different places is he travelled extensively. His mother and him had a running competition for most countries he visited - he was winning by running into the 40s.
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