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How much courage and persistence, from yourself and from others, does it take to follow your dreams and become successful in life? How many failures would it take for you to give up on your dream? Homer Hikkam put his heart and soul into achieving his dream in the movie October Sky by Homer H. Hickkam. In the 1930’s, Homer bravely set a goal to go to college; but in the small town of Coalwood, the only students who typically go to college are the boys who receive football scholarships. Boldly, Homer and his friends strive to stop the trend of growing up and mining for the town and go to college for something other than football! The boys face many challenges and jump over plenty of obstacles on their journey to success. ******* I believe that the support and encouragement of other people plays a huge role in being successful in life.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to create a rocket, to impress your friends, and show what other ways to get a scholarship are? Well, in the movie October Sky, Homer Hickam and his friends show you what that is like. While also showing you the disappointment, from the father towards the son, for not wanting to take over the family business in coal mining. ********I do believe we require people in our lives, to encourage, and support us to succeed.
Do you have conflicts with your parents? What about a dream that nobody supports and thinks is possible? Homer Hickam is a 17 year old student with a big dream in a small mining town of Coalwood,West Virginia. In the movie October Sky you follow him on a journey of what seems to be his only hope of getting out of the town is to learn how not fumble and fall while playing football to get a scholarship. *******I believe that with encouragement and support from other people you will be able succeed but you also have to encourage yourself and want to succeed.