Perseverance is defined as being able to continue going even if nobody is willing to support or believe in you. Some people can persevere through their adversity even if nobody thinks they can be successful. There are a lot of people who became successful and famous for overcoming their adversity. People who are persistent and determined will eventually become successful in what they put effort into. If you put all of your effort and time into it, you can become victorious. Even if people are laughing at you because they think you are crazy, don't give up. Thomas Edison failed 10,000 times trying to invent electricity. But, he didn't give up. One of his famous quotes is "I have not failed. I just found 10,000 ways it won't work.

Don't give up

Cause and Effect

The main reason why the 2 young men came out successful was because of many reasons. Leroy Sutton and Dartanyon Crockett had disabilities and it was tough for them to get through one day. They met up in the same school and instantly became friends. They would help each-other out through difficult times. If they didn’t became friends, they would’ve never went to the paths that they took in the first place. But, since they got noticed by Lisa, they had a very successful life.

Believe in yourself

Compare and Contrast

All baseball players are are different but, Jackie Robinson was definitely one of the best baseball players ever. Most baseball players in the the time would give up easily, but not Jackie. He is very determined and wouldn’t give up, even in the toughest circumstances.

Be Confident


Paul Smith, a grandpa who lives in a nursing home, has a disorder that makes him unable to do lots of things. But, he has a unique talent. He can create art using a typewriter. He has created lots of pictures using his trusty typewriter. He can think of any trip or building that he has seen in the past and can create it with lots of detail. The funny thing is. He only uses a minimum of 8 buttons that he types. It is a miracle! It is very cool that he is very artistic and can reminisce some pictures and “type them” up.


We can learn that if you believe in yourself, you can achieve anything you desire. People who give up wouldn't be confident in anything that they do. If you are on the verge of giving up, conjure up some confidence and be persistent.