Path of Perseverance

By: Matthew Bernardi

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Perseverance can be hard to succeed. It is one's determination to overcome the obstacles and achieve greatness. To get the task you may falter, but overall triumph is the end. These stories or articles tell how people have persevered and how they inspire a community to persevere.
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Winston Churchill Perseverance

This was a time period were Germany bombed London and Prime Minister Winston Churchill made a speech. This is one of his quotes in the speech.“Never give in. Never give in. Never,never,never,never-in nothing, great, or small, large or petty-never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” Churchill. This is his famous quote from the speech that says that to never give in and keep persevering through the enemy. No matter what they can do.
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Chilean mine rescue

In 2010 there was a catastrophic accident where the San Jose mine collapsed. Miners were stuck in the mine for 69 days.While they had a lot of perseverance to be able to have leadership to be able to survive. They were starving and close to death when the drill came through the shelter. Then they started sending down life needed equipment for the men like small meals, vitamins, water. The families of the miners were restless to have the miners out. “ The restless miners and their families were determined to stay until their relatives come back- alive or dead.” Pg.29 Aronson.
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Chinese Cinderella

In this story a little girl named Adeline Yen Mah is treated horribly by her parents and will never have a good day. She gets sent off to different places and is always getting hit and yelled at. When she gets her duck fed to the dog Jackie that was her worst moment. “I was overwhelmed with horror.My whole world turned desolate. I ran over without a word, cradled PLT tenderly in my arms and carried her upstairs.” Pg. 82 Yen Mah. The only duck that she loved was killed by the worst way ever. She always has that happens and still perseveres.


Through these articles and story's it shows that everyone can persevere, with falter or not. Now that this over I hope everyone realizes that they have the determination to do whatever they put there mind to. So that everyone can achieve there goals and overcome obstacles.