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Unformatted text preview: People die everyday; they all make sacrifices to impact or change other people’s lives. The short story ​ The Sanctuary​ by Nella Larson, the clip ​ Man in the Red Bandana,​ and the song Skin​ by Rascal Flats all have a similar theme about sacrifice, even a small person can make a huge sacrifice. In the short story ​ The Sanctuary ​ a mother's heart is broken after her son is killed, after being shot by a thief. “Scared the rascal, all right. Fired off his gun an’ run. We allow et to be Jim Hammer. Picked up his cap back there. Never was no ‘count. Thievin’ an’ sly. But we’ll git ‘im Annie. We’ll git ‘im” (Larson 114). In this quote it shows that the thief was frightened and shot off his gun, and mistakenly shot Obadiah. When Bill Lowndes said that he will get the thief, it meant that he was gonna find and thief and get revenge for what happened to Obadiah. When Obadiah was shot by the thief, Bill swore to find the thief and kill him for what he did to Obadiah. Just like the accidental death of Obadiah, Welles Crowther also had an accidental death. In the ESPN clip ​ Man in the Red Bandana,​ when this man was killed in the 9/11 attack, this man sacrificed his life to save many others. For his bravery they started many things in his honor, one of the things he started was a red bandana run. When he saved almost a dozen people many of them lived on to lead successful lives. They started a red bandana run in his honor, and that changes people's lives, because many of the people that run in it force them to get healthy and live longer. Many people died in the 9/11 attack, but many more died from cancer. In the song ​ Skin​ , it is about a girl who discovered she had cancer before she finished high school. “That boys at the door. And her daddy ushers him in. And when he takes off his cap. They all start to cry. Cause this mornin where his hair had been. Softly she touches just skin”(Flats 1). In this quote the girl and the guy are getting ready to go to the dance, and he shows up bald. When he shows up bald it shows that she affected his life greatly and wanted to show her that. She is surprised that she affected his life that much and never knew she could affect someone's life like that. In conclusion all three of these stories have a character that died or is dying, and they all affected at least one person's life in all of these stories. ...
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