Why Does it Take a Disaster?

May 12, 2011
By demerynoelle SILVER, Fountain, Minnesota
demerynoelle SILVER, Fountain, Minnesota
9 articles 3 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
And those who were seen dancing were thought insane by those who could not hear the music.


Learning about Pearl Harbor in my World History class has opened my eyes to the horrors of the real world. I began watching the news more closely and discovered that our world is truly full of war and hate. I realized that on December 7th, 1941 one of the most career-changing events happened for the president at that time. Franklin Delano Roosevelt had a choice to make that would prove to change the life of many young Americans. Later in the war Harry S Truman had a decision to make as well. His decision ended the war, saved America money, and saved American lives. Yet his decision also had 70,000 – 80,000 Japanese causalities. I have looked at these disasters and realized that disasters like these have brought America together. Neighbors forgot all arguments and joined in morning the deaths of many Americans. People all over the country reached out to the families of the military men killed. Why does is take a disaster to bring this country together? Why does it take a disaster for us to reach out to our neighbors? Think about it.


The author's comments:
World History class opened my eyes. I can only hope people will reach out to their neighbors everyday.

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on Jun. 18 2011 at 6:42 pm
demerynoelle SILVER, Fountain, Minnesota
9 articles 3 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
And those who were seen dancing were thought insane by those who could not hear the music.

cool!!!!! sorry u couldn't come this year!!! it wasn't as much fun without u

on Jun. 13 2011 at 7:20 pm

Oh and this Marisa from music camp by the way :P

 


on Jun. 13 2011 at 7:18 pm
Good job, Demery!!!!! it was very good and great thinking. I've been wondering the same thing! XD FOR THOSE PEOPLE YOU SAY THIS ARTICLE ISN"T GOOD, you have to go through me.

on Jun. 8 2011 at 9:52 am
sarahmcmurtry SILVER, Strawberry Point, Iowa
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Sometimes it takes something horrible to realize something wonderful.

u'd do the same for me... i think i ahve anger issues... haha.

on May. 31 2011 at 3:58 pm
demerynoelle SILVER, Fountain, Minnesota
9 articles 3 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
And those who were seen dancing were thought insane by those who could not hear the music.

thanks sarah for defending me!!

on May. 26 2011 at 9:34 pm
sarahmcmurtry SILVER, Strawberry Point, Iowa
9 articles 1 photo 21 comments

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Sometimes it takes something horrible to realize something wonderful.

I"M SO MAD NOW! who are u even saying that. do u write for this cause its probably not any better! Demery's my friend and u saying stuff like that makes me wantto come there and kick u in ur face.

on May. 26 2011 at 6:03 am
demerynoelle SILVER, Fountain, Minnesota
9 articles 3 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
And those who were seen dancing were thought insane by those who could not hear the music.

who are you? and if it's a waste of your time why did u bother posting? r u jelous of my amazing writing skills or what


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