Carry On- Compare and Contrast
Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Smith the stars of the ESPN documentary “Carry On” tell their inspiring story. Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Smith, have both faced many adversities, but preserved through them them. These two “brothers” have encountered similar problems in life and ended up in different places. Both Dartanyon and Leroy grew up in unstable homes. Dartanyon’s mom died when he was young and so he went to live with his dad. His dad had a drug and alcohol problem, and was never in one place for that long. He also was born with Libra Disease. Leroy was in car accident when was 11 and had both of his legs cut off. After that his mom slip into drug abuse and disappeared. His dad was in jail, so he went to live with his grandma. In High School, Leroy and Dartanyon where on the school wrestling team despite having disabilities. Dartanyon would carry Leroy in and out of every meet and had a bond like brothers. In their senior year, Dartanyon was a champion, but Leroy was an average at the sport. Despite the school having a 50% graduation rate, they both graduated for High School. Leroy ended up going to Collins College for video game design, Dartanyon and took a little different path, After visiting the U.S training center. Dartanyon decide to try a new sport. Which was Juno, and ended up going to the paralympics and won a bronze medal. Even though they had the same adversities in life, they ended up in different places.
Eric LeGrand- Cause and Effect
this is a picture of Dartanyon holding Leroy
this a picture of Eric LeGrand being carted off the field
this is a picture of the lady jags most likely walking to a bus