The key to Success

By. Tao Jiang


This newsletter explain perseverance, which is steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement.


From rolling dough To rolling in dough

In the story "From rolling dough To rolling in dough" Tom Monaghan faced every kind of adversity in starting a pizza business but against all odds, he was triumph in creating Domino's Pizza, the adversities that Tom faced is a fire wiped out his anchor store and with the insurance he had it didn't cover enough to rebuild it, the business almost went under. The way that Tom had overcome the adversity is he buckled down and found ways to cover the losses. He started making pizzas himself again.
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Jackie Robinson & Eleanor Roosevelt

Jackie Robinson and Eleanor Roosevelt both was rejected by someone and was not able to do the same as everyone else.

Rising from the Rubble

Francisco Bucio had overcome his own adversity as being a surgeon who had once being smash by a massive steel beam during an earthquake, for a surgeon having a hand that can’t do anything, and for Francisco to overcome it is impossible. But he never give up on his own dream as being a surgeon, Francisco had found the only way to become a proper surgeon is to have the transplantation of toes to replace missing fingers by Dr. Harry Buncke, Chief of Microsurgery at Davies Medical Center. The surgery was a hard time through, after time and hard work, Francisco was able to grasp objects between his thumb and two “fingers.” But Francisco continued to train like an Olympic athlete to reach his dream as being a surgeon after being injury. In the text "Rising from the Rubble" the author said "We all face obstacles of one kind or another in life. But if you let your deepest passion serve as your fuel, you'll be able to travel the road back and move on to make your dreams happen." This quote explain the if you are resilient you will let your dream come true in the future.

Ashes of Roses

The main character who perseverance the most in Ashes of Roses is Rose, since she and her family move to U.S from Ireland, most of the adversity is which how she have difficulty with the surrounding and how they live. In the story "Ashes of Roses" Rose and her sister had stay in U.S while her other family move back to Ireland, with the amount of money that she is given, Rose and her sister had given a hard time of finding a place to live and a job for Rose.
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The Noble Experiment

In the story "The Noble Experiment" the time period which they were in is when Black donesn't have the same rights as white, and the charater in the story is Jackie Robinson, who play baseball and were affected by the rights of how black were not able to play baseball, but Jackie change the rule he is the first black to play in the Major League.


Many people from the past have overcome obstacles in some knind of way in their life, learining from others can provide examples of way you could overcome adveristy in today's world, just like the articles above they have perseverance through adversity.