By Ann Angel
What do Moses, Marilyn Monroe and Nelson Mandela have in universal? they're all complete humans they usually have been all followed! "Adopted Like Me" good points 20 tales of adoptees - women and men, of various races and nationalities, and abilities who've made striking achievements of their lives. This assortment won't in simple terms interact and encourage yet aid teenagers who're followed to understand that there are various humans similar to them, and in the event that they work flat out and think, they could fulfil their goals. absolutely illustrated in color, this e-book can be a superb source for kids who've been followed, their mom and dad, lecturers and siblings.
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Whether they were legally adopted, raised by “guardians,” or lived with relatives in “kinship care,” their families loved them and tried to help them achieve their dreams. Their dreams led them to become artists, musicians, writers, philosophers and scientists. Some became actors and some became teachers, and social and political leaders. I already have lots of dreams. I like to share them with my family and they encourage me to work to make those dreams come true. Then I’ll decide what I’m going to do with my life, and how I can make a difference in the world…just like all the great people before me.
On November 15, 1969 he achieved the dream of his childhood when he opened his first Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. He named the restaurant after one of his daughters. Unlike other fast food restaurants, he carpeted and decorated it to feel like dining in a comfortable home. Dave served freshly made hamburgers hot off the grill, while other restaurants grilled the food ahead of time and kept it warm in trays. ” Despite his success, the lack of a high school diploma bothered Dave and so, at 60, he returned to school at Coconut Creek High School in Florida where he was named “Most Likely to Succeed” at his graduation in 1993.
As an adult, he was recognized by his people as a great leader and warrior, a visionary who protected the tribal way of life, which included the belief that no one could own land but that all of nature should be shared and respected. But this was a time when European settlers wanted land to farm and fought the Native Americans to gain it. They tried to confine all members of all tribes to reservations with treaties or written documents that traded land for money and furs, food and other living necessities.
Adopted Like Me: My Book of Adopted Heroes by Ann Angel