The Faces of Perseverance
All of these people have shown perseverance in one way or another, we will explore what it means to have perseverance and how these people have shown it. whether they recovered then won a dance competition one arm and leg or made a full recovery from a full on grenade blast, or became the best you could be despite your forbidding family. All these people have amazing stories of perseverance.
Kyle Carpenter is medically retired Marine. He threw himself in front of a enemy grenade to protect a friend. At the time of the incident stationed in Afghanistan, he lost an eye and his left arm was severely injured by shrapnel. He made a full recovery back home in the US. He was awarded with the Medal of Honor, the highest military award. He was a Corporal at the time of his retirement.
Noah Galloway was an Army soldier before losing his left arm and leg in the Iraq war. He returned to the gym and made his way to Dancing the Stars. He took third place in the competition over all. He was offered a prosthetic to dance with but got rid of it early on opting to do lifts with only one arm. He was a Sargent when he left the service.
Adeline Yen Mah
Adeline was the youngest daughter of a powerful Chinese family. She was considered bad luck because he mother had passed away shortly after her birth. Her father remarried and had two more children. These children were treated like royalty while the 5 step kids, including Adeline, were treated like dirt. She worked hard in school to earn her father's favor. H e eventually sent her to study in England. She became a doctor and moved to California,USA.
Adeline Yen Mah
Cinderella and Adeline Venn Diagram
Andy, Wolf Rider
Wolf Rider: Avi
Cinderella: Hans Christian Anderson, Walt Disney
Everything else came from google.