“My mother died at 48”, says Sanger “My father died at 80”. Her mother was a victim of tuberculosis not long after her last child was born. Sanger grew up in poverty and soon realized that bigger families were associated with lower means. Sanger was not one for domesticated duties and soon defied social norms and went to nursing school her aspirations included becoming a doctor. She did not complete nursing school she instead married William Sanger, an architect and artist.
Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop was born on February 8, 1911 in Worcester, Massachusetts to Gertrude Bulmer and William Thomas Bishop, the owners of J.W. Bishop contracting firm. Her father died when she was eight months old of Bright’s disease. Her mother lost her citizenship because of this and they were forced to move to Nova Scotia (Anne A. Colwell). Bishop’s mother spent the next five years constantly moving in and out of psychiatric hospitals.
Her first child was born prematurely and survived for only eleven days; her second child died of malaria; the next child succumbed to dysentery after sustaining life for about a year; and her sister Fanny committed suicide. 4. Mary Shelley was denounced by her beloved father; who thought that she “had been guilty of a crime.” Shelley, who was seventeen at the time, was not yet a wife and no longer a mother. She felt insecure and was dependent on her future husband Per Shelley for emotional support and familial commitment. 5.
Branda states how she hates having to be here, she feels angry and irritable. Branda is complaining of having a headache. Branda is ranting about how her parents had put her in the hospital twice before for becoming uncontrollable and cutting herself. The second time she went to Oakland she was six and she was there for two weeks to get her stabilized. The thi... ... middle of paper ... ...ls.
As a young girl she was raised by her grandparents because of her father's alcoholism, and untimely death. Her father left shortly after she was born and died later, unexpectedly of cerebral hemorrhaging, and her mother died of breast cancer. Pickfords first job was an assistant seamstress at age 6, to help pay for living expenses. Eleven years later she toured as a vaudeville actress. Once on broadway she acted in “The Warrens of Virginia” and many more.
(Bekris, 7) In 1914 Julia gave birth to a baby girl. Because of the conditions due to the war the infant contracted influenza six months later and died. Julia’s mother was so depressed about the news of the infants death that she died one month later. (Bekris, 8-9) Julia was now reliable for her only two surviving sisters of ages six and nine. For the next four years Julia fled from the soldiers, hiding in woods and barns.
Her sister, Rebecca, had contracted smallpox in November 1766. She passed away soon after. John Noyes, Mary's first husband, had lived with epilepsy longer than the doctors originally expected, but soon he succumbed to death as well. Having her family a distance away, Mary clutched on to John's mother as to a rock. In November 1768, the older Madam Noyes went to bed in good health but was found dead the next morning.
After twelve men and women debated the case for 13 hours over three days, they said Yates did not know her actions were wrong when she drowned her children ("Andrea Yates Case”). In order to prove to the jurors that Yates was mentally ill, testimonies that demonstrated her illness, depression, hospitalization records, and suicide attempts were documented. They also had evidence that she had been given drugs that were not appropriate, was released from the hospital early, was overmedicated, and had discontinued taking her medicine two days before the kills transpired (Paquette). A week after James Neaville left the Missouri State Hospital’s psychiatric ward in April 1987, he told authorities that he was hired as an assassin by James Beckman to shoot President Reagan with an Uzi submachine gun. Later, he would t... ... middle of paper ... ....
When Marie was only eight, her oldest sister died of typhus. Then, at age ten, her mother died of tuberculosis (Gingo 1). When she was fifteen years old, she was diagnosed with what is known today as depression, which doctors agreed was from the fatigue and stress she had been experiencing (Pasachoff 1). Later that year, she graduated from high school and sought out a college degree. Her older brother, Joseph, was able to attend the University of Warsaw, however she was not allowed to because female students were not admitted.
The doctor told my family that my grandmother had become septic which forced a second surgery and a move to the intensive care unit (ICU) for three weeks, where she had to be put on life support. Being septic causes all your organs to not to function properly or at all. The most frustrating part of this happening was not knowing why it happened and no one taking responsibility for it. After many days, my grandmother was still in the hospital getting worse. My aunts and my mom never left her side.