Volunteerism

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How many times have you heard after a disaster the phrase othing will be the same again Since Biblical times, disasters have been experienced as key defining moments. Biblical events such as Noah's flood were interpreted in a similar way. Indeed, tragedies and disasters do have huge impacts on the generations that follow. Mankind may be at loggerheads with each other, but will unite and pick themselves up after a disaster and the more insurmountable difficulties seem to be, the more determined mankind would be to recover. In the face of a tragedy, mankind would not be cowed into submission but be courageous and overcome it. Christopher Reeve was one of the few persons who could boast of overcoming his difficulty and living life to the fullest. He faced a tragedy which would have took the fight out of the most determined people but it was only appropriate for the Man of Steel to fight on. On May 1995, he had an accident while riding which caused him to be paralyzed which in turn effectively ruined his career as a rising actor. Ironically, this most self-reliant and active o Continue...


But he faced all these problems bravely and overcame them. He raised the awareness about spinal cord injuries and actively raised money for research into a cure, helping millions of others who have the same condition as him. Mankind exposes itself to danger when it attempts to confront the unknown, yet these attempts have never ceased. Almost every country has pledged to help the relief effort. Even Indonesians Muslims who are hostile towards American have expressed their gratitude towards the American relief effort. In times like this, humanity will show courage determination and willingness to help anyone in need. Apollo 1, the first tragedy to strike the fledgling space endeavor did not even make it into space. f men was now facing life almost completely immobilized and dependent on others for his most basic needs. With the support that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been getting from countries around the world to continue space exploration, it is evident mankind can put aside their differences to help victims of a disaster get back on their feet. In addition, his condition puts him at constant risk for related illnesses -pneumonia, infections, blood clots and wounds that do not heal -all of which Reeve would experience in the coming years. People all around the world mourn the deaths of the astronauts. And indeed, humanity has shown great courage to continue pushing beyond the hostile and inhospitable frontier. In the wake of recent Columbia space disaster in which seven astronauts perished, leaders from around the world sent their condolences to America, urging them not to give up space exploration but instead to continue the cause these seven astronauts have died for. The Columbia space disaster has brought mankind together.