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  • The Importance Of Honesty In FETCH ! By Robb White

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    "FETCH!" is a short story by Robb White that highlights the importance of honesty — it really is the best policy. The story starts in a 17th floor apartment, where George Dixon, an archaeology student, is preparing for a job interview. Six of George's classmates had already been turned down, as this job is everything an archaeology student would want — to travel to Kurdistan and find priceless treasures lost by time. However, Professor Werner, George's potential employer, has a Great Dane that will

  • Reaction Paper On Soul Surfer

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    Are you afraid of being attacked by a shark? Bethany Hamilton wasn’t until she was attacked by a shark. In the book Soul Surfer written by Bethany Hamilton is about how Bethany lost her arm in a shark attack while surfing. Bethany thought her surfing career was over, but Bethany didn’t give up on surfing and kept pushing herself to learn how to surf with one arm. In the beginning of the book Bethany explains her life and her love to surf. Next, Bethany gets attacked by a shark and she takes us through

  • My Dreams Come True

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    One of the most unsatisfying things one can endure in life is not accomplishing their goals. People in this generation don’t work for what they want. They tend to become comfortable with where they are at in life and don’t want to give the effort or risk losing what they have to make their dreams come true. On the other hand, there are those who will do whatever it takes to accomplish their life goals. One of the most satisfying things in life is accomplishing a goal well worked for, but it’s not

  • Soul Surfer Essay

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    Soul Surfer is an inspirational film. It is filled with drama that turns the audiences’ world upside down. Grasping humanity, the movie pulls it in and transforms it into something beautiful. It is founded on a true story about Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm during a vicious shark attack. Sean McNamara, the director, planned to film the movie shortly after the attack in 2003. Seven years from the plot of storyline, it premiered in theaters in April 2011 as a PG movie. Its purpose was to inform

  • Inaccuracy In The Soul Surfer

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    people with her charitable efforts, message, and her overall strength. She has become an inspiration for everyone around the world. Bethany shares her life story in the movie Soul Surfer, directed by Sean McNamara with performances by AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, and Carrie Underwood. The movie follows the life of Bethany Hamilton, a thirteen-year-old competitive surfer in Kauai, Hawaii. Even though Soul Surfer is based on a true story, the movie itself is only semi-accurate, as demonstrated

  • Grit Is The Only Thing That Separates The Most Successful People From The Rest

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    According to Dr. Travis Bradberry, “Grit is that 'extra something ' that separates the most successful people from the rest. It 's the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality” (“Travis Bradberry Quotes”). Having grit in life is essentially the same as having hope and being able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Grit is the ability to remain strong in the face of adversity and the backbone to stand firm. At times

  • Soul Surfer Book Report Essay

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    Soul Surfer Summer Read Questions 1. Soul Surfer takes place in Kauai, Hawaii. In the story, the main character-Bethany Hamilton- is an extremely talented surfer. Her whole life basically revolved around surfing, she loved it more than anything else in the world. Bethany spent most of her time in the water, either practicing or competing. Until one day during a practice session with her best friend, Alana Blanchard, something tragic occurred. Bethany was attacked by a 14 foot tiger shark. Alana

  • Soul Surfer Movie Analysis

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    “Soul Surfer” was an inspiring autobiographical film that was released April of 2011. This film was produced by Sean Mcnamara. Soul Surfer was based on a thirteen year old girl named Bethany Hamilton. Bethany was a very high spirited teen; until one day when she lost her left arm due to a shark attack. Earlier in the day, her friend Alana Blanchard asked her to come surfing with her. Bethany thought nothing of it, just another day out in the water. Once they got to the beach everything was calm

  • Soul Surfer Characteristics

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    What are the characteristics of a good student? I will be focusing on Bethany Hamilton from the movie Soul Surfer and her characteristics of a good student. This woman has been through everything, which you will soon learn, and somehow never lost herself or her faith. How does she not lose faith and go off track from her goals? Let’s find out. Soul Surfer is a movie about a young woman who was on top of the surfing world and then her arm is bitten off by a shark, so she thinks that her time with

  • Compare And Contrast Soul Surfer Movie And Movie

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    Compare Contrast Paper For this essay assignment of choosing a real-life event and comparing it to the movie remake version, I chose the movie Soul Surfer. Soul Surfer is based off of the true story of how a young girl, Bethany Hamilton, lost her arm due to a shark attack.  Bethany was 13 years old at the time her attack occurred on the morning of Halloween 2003. Bethany was surfing with her best friend, Alana Blanchard, along with Alana's dad and brother in a place known as "The Tunnels" or Tunnels