Responsibility Towards Others

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In order to turn a negative experience into a positive one is to counter adversity with resilience; that is taking charge of how we think about adversity. The first step is to have a plan of action, then respond to that plan otherwise called response oriented thinking Adversity is defined as “a state, condition, or instance of serious or continued difficulty.”   To overcome adversity is a daunting feat that requires the complete courage and dedication of the individual.   Franklin Delano Roosevelt is a prime example of an individual who overcame adversity.   He was a leader who pointed America into the right path during perilous times and gave hope at a time when it was most needed. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born to James and Sara Delano Roosevelt at Hyde Park, New York on January 30, 1882.   He grew up in a very wealthy family and had the best education money could buy.   He attended Groton Preparatory School in Massachusetts from 1896 to 1900.   He studied at and received a bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1900 to 1903.   He then studied law at Columbia University but did not take a degree because he passed the bar examination in 1907.   He was an ambitious young man who was sure to have a successful future.   In 1905, Franklin married his fifth cousin once removed, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.   She was a very quiet, soft-spoken woman and they had six children together. He was a leader who pointed America into the right path during perilous times and gave hope at a time when it was most needed. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born to James and Sara Delano Roosevelt at Hyde Park, New York on January 30, 1882.   He grew up in a very wealthy family and had the best education money could buy.   He attended Groton Preparatory School in Massachusetts from 1896 to 1900.   He studied at and received a bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1900 to 1903.   He then studied law at Columbia University but did not take a degree because he passed the bar examination in 1907.   He...
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