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    There is an average of 20-30 shark attacks per a year, and somehow Bethany Hamilton was one of the unluckier ones to be apart of those attacks. Bethany was encouraged by her family and God yet she struggled through many difficulties in life. After this tragic attack she uses her accomplishments to inspire faith and hope to be able to surf again. Bethany was born in Hawaii and raised in a surfing family. She began competitive surfing at a young age. At the age of nine she had earned her first sponsorship. In 2003 Bethany had won both her age groups surfing competitions. She had many achievements in surfing but that abruptly changed when she turned 13. One morning Bethany went out surfing with friends,where unfortunately she was the victim…

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    At the age of thirteen Bethany Hamilton's passion was being on her board. She grew up in Hawaii with her parents that also loved surfing as much as she did. At such a young age she was on her way to becoming a surfing star. Unknowingly Bethany had a couple of roadblocks ahead of her. October 31,2003 she was on the water practicing, while resting on her board with her left arm dangling in the water a 14 foot Tiger Shark bit off her arm from the armpit down. She lost 60% of her blood and went into…

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    The inspiring story of Bethany Hamilton, a young champion surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack, has hit the big screen. The biographical movie, ‘Soul Surfer’, is based on the true story of Bethany Hamilton, was released on April 8 in 2011, starring Anna Sophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid and Carrie Underwood. Director Sean McNamara explains that ‘Soul Surfer’ is all about "the feisty unwavering attitude of a girl who never stopped believing in herself, her family or in the sheer…

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    At age 13 Bethany Hamilton acquires a serious accident while surfing. “It came, literally, out the blue,” says she. Having no warning with the waves rolling minute and innocent, not a sign of riskiness showed. Bethany remembers relaxing on her board with her left arm hanging in the cool salt water thinking, “ I hope the surf picks up soon…” Then it had happened. Within a split second she started feeling a lot of pressure while feeling a couple of strikingly fast tugs to her left arm. In…

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    all alone in the ocean without a limb? Bethany Hamilton had immense courage as a thirteen year old girl who lost her arm to a shark while surfing and not long after losing her arm heroically returned to surfing. Bethany Hamilton was born in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii on February 8, 1990. She is the daughter of Tom and Cheri Hamilton. She also has two older brothers. Noah is eight years older than her and Timothy is four years older than her. At a young age Bethany was apart of the Hanalei…

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    they overcome obstacles. Aimee Mullins and Bethany Hamilton are different because Aimee Mullins is confidence and Bethany Hamilton was first discouraged, however they both were determined which is significant because that influence other people to do what they love no matter what. Even though Aimee Mullins and Bethany Hamilton both have a missing amputation, it is important to see that In the end they managed to overcome the obstacles but at first bethany Hamilton felt that she could not…

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    Some people may not agree with me, but I think Bethany Hamilton is a very courageous person. I think she courageous for these three reasons: She lost her arm and still surfs, she is having a baby with one arm, and she is not afraid to get back in the water. Who is your favorite courageous person? One reason I think Bethany hamilton is courageous is because she lost her arm and can still surf. I think she is quite courageous if she still surfs. Bethany learned how to surf again with one arm.…

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    Soul surfer On February 8th, 1990 in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton was born into a surfing family. Her mom Cheri and dad Tom were competitive surfers, but retired when they had their third child, Bethany. Bethany and her brothers, Noah and Tim, would go surfing every day. They were homeschooled, so it was not a problem. On October 31st, 2003, at age thirteen, Bethany was out surfing with her friend, Alana, and Alana's father. They were laying on their boards in the water waiting for…

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    Hawaiian surfer, Bethany Hamilton, lived by the belief that, “ I can do all things through he who gives me strength”. This motivation as seen in this YouTube video, was necessary after an ordinary Halloween afternoon in 2003 when thirteen-year-old Bethany was surfing. She experienced the dreaded nightmare of the ocean, a shark attack. While the surf was slow and she was lying on her board, she felt an abrupt tug on her left arm. The ocean quickly turned red before she realized her arm was gone…

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    events that made that person great. Bethany Hamilton was one of those people who is defined as great. Bethany Hamilton is both brave, and dedicated. Bethany has never given up her dreams even after a shocking yet horrifying incident occurring only at the age of fifteen. Bethany’s story of courage can easily be categorized the same as both “The Myth of Sisyphus” by Albert Camus, and “I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great” by Stephen Spender. Both pieces of literature connect to…

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