Losing to win

Emily Cartwright

Introduction to perseverance

There are many people facing many adversities in there life time some of the people are Jackie Robinson, Winston Churchill, the girls from Carroll Academy, and Leroy and Dartanyon. perseverance is steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. when achieving something after a misfortune or change in lifestyle.
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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill is a strong and bold historical figure. He was born in 1874. His childhood was quiet his parents were never home and he spent most of his time with his nanny. Throughout his life he has shown loneliness and joyfulness. For example in his younger ages he was sent off to boarding school so that stood for his loneliness. He also graduated in the top of his class so he was very joyful about his accomplishments. However, he is best known for his speech called never give in Never give in. During this time Winston Churchill had troubles with the war. Winston Churchill once said “Never give in Never Give in Never Never Never” From this quote, we know that he will never stop himself from doing what his heart desires. From this paragraph we know that he is a very bold and strong man.

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Losing to win

In the video "Losing To Win" it shows that the girls have many problems with families, siblings and themselves. Some problems they had were that their parents were divorced and alcoholics, abused drugs, were always alone, anger management, and bipolar disorder. This shows that their parents didn't care about them and had to take care of themselves. Overall, the girls went to a school called Carroll Academy. This school help's kids with self involved problems and keeps them out of jail. They do many things to help them but the girls were told that they need to join the basketball team. Some of them did not want to play on the team, But some were just like whatever. They were forced to play and now they love how they feel like a family and together. They found that even though they had a 218 game losing streak. They could come together and they during last game they scored the most points they could ever get which was 30 points and they felt so happy and joyful. This show they could become more then what their parents did with their lives. The girls could have faltered but the adhered to there coaches conviction and did the best they could do and became proud of themselves. They could have yield but they decided to overwhelm threw. When they felt they had petty felling towards themselves they triumphed thew.
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Carry on

Leroy and Dartanyon, They are both alike because they have a disability's. First they act like brothers Seconal they could not be separated but they went to the same high school finally they were part of the less than 50% graduating class. Leroy does not have any legs and has a daughter and a girlfriend. He went to full time college and is going into video games as a career. Dartanyon is legally blind and he did not go to college and then he went to study judo and went to the Paralympics in London and received a bronze medal.

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Closing to perseverance

What we can see threw perseverance is that in order to overcome adversity in our life is that no madder what you do or have happen in you life you can always venture threw and can maybe be able to affirm your noble journey as an individual. There is no need to embellish or distort yourself to become more of yourself or have people approve of you. If you do seem to do that sort of thing you may obscure yourself into a major adversity.