Analysis Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Yoshiko Uchida, And Aimee Mullins

1068 Words Mar 16th, 2016 5 Pages
No one knows why incidents happen in life; they just occur. Adversity is a hurdle everyone goes through, whether it is a large hurdle or a small one. Regardless of the person, adversity is an inevitable struggle to face and can be dealt with in more ways than one. Three people presented with adversity who found ways to surmount the difficulty, each in different ways, are Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Yoshiko Uchida, and Aimee Mullins, a record setting athlete, actress, and model that lost her legs below the knee. As the President of the United States at the time, Franklin Delano Roosevelt dealt with adversity in a way most will not have to. In his Day of Infamy Speech he addressed the challenges out to the people of the United States. The Japanese planned out and intentionally attacked the country and caused great harm among the people. Roosevelt felt the need to convince the people of United States that retaliation was the best plan of defense. When addressing these challenges Roosevelt was serious and sorrowful to have to explain the tragedies that occurred during the invasion; however, he was also determined and confident that “all measures shall be taken” in order to defend themselves from the Japanese (Roosevelt). He was also was very urgent in giving his speech and wanted justice as the leader of the United States of America. He wanted to assure that by defending themselves and retaliating, they will guarantee that it will not happen to them again. On seeing his country…

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