This story inspires people to follow their dreams. It shows that everyone has dreams they want to follow and they will do anything to achieve those dreams. Many people will find inspiration in the book to follow their dreams. It may be to run a 5K marathon or lose ten pounds by Christmas, but the inspiration can be related to anything. Chris was a “get out there and do it” type guy and it really inspired me to be that way.
The book shows people that you can succeed at anything with a little bit of effort. Chris McCandless went out in the wild alone and lived for two years. It took hard work and dedication to be able to do that, but he did it. Anyone that is willing to put the time and effort into something, will succeed with great accomplishment. When the everything seems to get harder and they days get longer, a little bit of effort and dedication will go a long way. Chris McCandless did it and so can you.
Most importantly, it encourages you to never give up. When I read about Chris McCandless starving, I wondered why doesn’t he just give up and go home. I later realized that he wasn’t going to give up, he set his mind to something and he was doing it no matter how hard it was. No one should ever give up on anything. As I’m setting here writing this paper, I’m thinking to myself, Why am I writing this? It sounds retarded. I don’t think I’m doing it right, but I’m not giving up. I know the outcome will be better if I just stick to my plan and work hard. So when your doing something and it is getting so... [continues]
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