PUBLIC SPEAKING CLASS
TOPIC: Agents of Change: Heroes throughout History
Are you a Hero?
STUDENT’S NAME: Jimena Padilla
OPENINGTIME_____We all have dreams, we all have expectations, and we all have goals. I’m pretty sure that everyone here has already had agoal that you might have think “It’s impossible”. But let me tell you something. Besides being one of the greatest revolutionary emperors known in history, Napoleon Bonaparte has thought me somethingelse. He once said: “Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools”. Therefore I’m here today to encourage you, not only to remind you how important dreaming of the impossible thingsis, but to tell you how the impossible is not really impossible. |
STAGE 1TIME_____To illustrate it I have chosen three of my favorite heroes throughout history. Inspiring people that have set an example, not only for people in their time, but for contemporaries, just likeyou and me. To begin, Joan of Arc known as the “Maid of Orleans” is considered a heroine of France, and was named as a Catholic saint. Joan of Arc was moved by her determination and courage, claimingto hear a voice from God that told her she must deliver her country from the invading troops of the English. She left home at the age of 16 to pursue this, and fighting against acceptation, not onlyfor being only 16 years old, but for being a woman as well, she became the youngest person in history to command the armies of a nation. Can you believe this? |
STAGE 2TIME_____On the other hand, there is Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Who hasnt heard of her? an Indian woman...
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