Jonas’ AdversityJonas is chosen to be thenew Receiver of Memoryfor his community. Afterhis training begins, Jonas’world changed. His newknowledge of emotions,colors, and suffering madehim think about the worldoutside of the community.
How Jonas PerseveredTo overcome his adversity,Jonas decided to leave thecommunity and he tookthe newchild Gabriel withhim.
Jimmy Valentines AdversityJimmy Valentine returnedto society after he wasreleased from prison, forcracking safes. Aftermeeting Annabel Adams,Jimmy decides he wants tochange.
How Jimmy PerseveredTo overcome his adversityJimmy stopped crackingsafes. He also changed hisname to Ralph D. Spencer,opened a shoe store andbecame engaged withAnnabel.
Victor’s AdversityVictor has a crush on agirl named Teresa. Hestruggles to overcome hisshyness to make a goodimpression.
How Victor PerseveredIn French class, Victor Hi Victor.pretended he knew how to Can you tutor me?speak French. He didn’tfool the teacher but, thisimpressed Theresa and sheasked for tutoring lessons.
ReflectionsThe stories are all about howmain characters overcametheir misfortunes. For Victorit was to make a goodimpression. For Jimmy it wasto become a better person.For Jonas it was to find abetter society.Their perseverance showedto keep on trying no matterhow hard the circumstancesare.
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