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Marco And Jordyn's Prezi!
Wilma Rudolph
Born with pneumonia
Simon Keith
Born with polio
Bethany Hamilton
At age 13 a tiger shark bit her arm
Lost 60% of her blood after the attack
Had several surgeries
Michael Jerome Williams Jr.
Dad died at when Michael was in high school
Mom was addicted to crack cocaine
Homeless or in a foster home
Had heart transplant
Bad heart
Kidneys and livers began to fail
Tom Dempsey
Born without toes on his right foot
Born without fingers on right hand
Brain damage
James Cleveland Owens
Was sickly
Was frail
Bethany Hamilton
Bethany Hamilton was brave,strong, and a great author. "Miraculously,just one month after the attack,returned to the water to continue pursuing her goal to become a professional surfer." "After losing over 60% of her blood,and making it through several surgeries without infection, Bethany was on her way to recovery with an unbelievable positive attitude." "Other books Bethany has written include "Soul Surfer Devotions,"Rise Above," a "Soul Surfer" Bible, "Ask Bethany," and "Clash," "Burned," "Storm," and "Crunch."
Bethany Hamilton Cont.
"Bethany's foundation of faith has been her backbone; her source of truth, hope, and strength." "Lifeguards and doctors believe her strong water sense and faith in God helped her through the traumatic ordeal."
Wilma Rudolph
Wilma Rudolph great racer."Only a year later, at the age of 16, Wilma Rudolph won a bronze metal at the 1956 Olympic in Melbourne, Australia." "Now a member of the TSU track team, Rudolph devoted herself to running and made the 1960 Olympic team..." "In September 1960, in Rome, Italy, she won the 100 meter race, the 200 meter race, and was a member of the team that won the 400 meter women's relay." "She thus became the first women in history to win 3 gold metals in track and field at a single olympics." "After in her career she worked for Federal youth programs as a coach, and as a public relations person."
surfed with one arm
Bethany Hamilton
Wilma Rudolph
had arm bitten off
lost 60% of her blood
a lot of surgeries on her arm
author of many books about her experiences
has her own charity for shark attack victims
started school at age 8
went to Olympics
famous racer
both had many barriers
both had people that doubted their survival
both did something nobody has ever done
both got first place at least 3 times
It's Not Just a Game
Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge Cont.
Wilma Rudolph started school at age 8 because she was poor. She was born with polio and pneumonia. Wilma's father was a porter and her mother was a maid. When she was born she was only 4.5 pounds, the doctor doubted that she would survive. Wilma died from brain cancer. Wilma got pregnant.
Everyone likes to play sports. "Some scientist claim play is a natural instinct-just like sleep." "According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), "play is essential to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well being of children and youth." "The skills we learn playing can be applied to school and work." "Sports also raise our energy level and act as antidepressants."
Bethany Hamilton was born in a family of surfers. She entered her first surf competition at age 8 and won the short and long-board divisions. Bethany had her arm bitten off at age 13 on October 31, 2003 by a 14-foot tiger shark. Bethany started surfing again 1 month after the attack. As soon as she started again, she placed 5th in the Open Women's division and first in the Explorer Women's division
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