Perseverance

By- Aditya Palle

Cancer strikes Again (Cause and Effect)

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The Running Dream ( problem/ solution)

According to the text "For Teen Runner with MS,a season of change" by kissane John Kayla Montgomery, a 19 year old teenager at Mount Tabor High School who loved to play soccer had an ADVERSITY. The ADVERSITY was she had MS a difficult disease where the body fights its own nervous system or short circuit of the nervous system. As a child Kayla loved soccer but after the doctor knew she had MS she had to quit soccer forever. But then she Started running and believed in her high school coach, Patrick Cormwell, to train her to do something know one would think could happen.


She still feels numbness in her legs because when she runs she get really hot. She loses all feeling in her legs toward the end of races because that is when she gets really hot. Heat is a trigger of her MS symptoms. Although medication helps control many of her symptoms, there is no cure.But that didn't stop her because she saw running as a possible sport. She says "i don't want to be special" and after training really hard she won her last race with Mount Tabor and is now attending Lipscomb University.

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The Big win ( Sequence )

The book Spare Parts by Joshua Davis is about four illegal immigrants who want to join an underwater robotics competition against collages. The four boys who wanted to enter the competition are Lorenzo, Luis, Oscar, and crisitan. The four boys were coached by Allen and Fredi, two robotics teachers in the high school.


The day before they were going to Santa Barbra for the competition the coaches had something to tell the boys. Allen said " Hank will not be coming to Santa Barbra because he had bad grades". Hank was one of the drivers so Oscar had to take his place as the driver. Oscar PERSEVERED to get the controls and at last got them.


At the competition Carl Hayden got 2nd in the robot part and the rest of the score was decided by the interview from the beginning. After a little time of waiting the results came in 2nd was M.I.T and in first was Carl Hayden.

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Sachin Tendulkar ( Description)

Sachin Tendulkar has been good at cricket ever since he has played. Sachin has played on many teams and has been the best on many teams. When Sachin was a kid Cricket was easy for him, his buddies and him would let Sachin bat first so they would win the match easily.


When Sachin made India he had to PERSEVERE because his best friend just got cut. Sachin knew that if he messed up he would also be cut. As a cricketer Sachin was Noble and as a human Sachin was humble. Sachin faced a big ADVERSITY when a new bowler came in the leauge. That bowler kept taking Sachins wicket. Sachin practiced and at last he played his bowling like a piece of cake.

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Works Cited

Davis, Joshua. Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.

Senzai, N. H. Shooting Kabul. New York: Simon & Schuster for Young Readers, 2010. Print.

World Book. N.p.: n.p., n.d. World Book. Web. 13 May 2015.
<http://classic.worldbookonline.com/student/
media?id=bt212273&st=yuvraj+singh>.

World Book. N.p.: n.p., n.d. World Book. Web. 13 May 2015.
<http://classic.worldbookonline.com/student/
media?id=bt212273&st=Sachin+ Tendulkar>.