by nick cioffi
Definition of perseverance
the lady jags
Robby Novak is best known as kid president .He is an happy and motivational kid.Robby has condition that is he has a life-long chronic condition called osteogenesis. Osteogenesis is a rare bone disease that makes your bones weak and they break easier.Robby has endured over 70 broken bones and has had to watch his sister go threw the same thing,to solve these adversities, he remains always trying to help people and give advice.Robby had showed perseverance many times but here is just one big times he did.When Robby has broken many bones and still tries to help other people and is always staying happy.One quote that Robby said is ‘’treat everybody like it is their birthday’’ What he means by that is to treat everyone nice so we can all get along and be friends.
Branch rickey who was the manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 had an idea to help end segregation. His idea was to bring the mlb their first African American player.This was a hard move because almost everyone did not like black people at the time.But despite the adversities Branch was able to do it and started looking for a player and came across Jackie. Jackie was a great young player who would do almost anything to break the color barrier. When jackie started playing he got a lot of hate for being black.Despite the difficulties he had faced eventually he played great and paved the way for black baseball players.