Mother Hale Essay Research Paper
General Topic: Clara ?Mother? Hale
Purpose Statement: I want to inspire good will and admiration in the minds and hearts of
the audience toward ?Mother? Hale.
A.Motivating Devices: ?A True American Hero? Ronald Reagan 1985
State of the Union Address.
Visual Aid: Picture of Mother Hale.
B. Thesis Statement: Despite overwhelming odds Mother Hale founded
and maintained a successful organization to help drug addicted and AIDS infected babies.
2.Lack of money
A.Age : According to www.Halehouse: Hale was 64 when she took in
first heroin addicted baby.
1.Sub-point: Addict story
2.Subpoint: 22 babies in months. Hands on caring
and love instead of drug therapy.
B.Lack Of Money:
1.According to the book Hale House by Lorraine Hale:
Mother Hale used her own money initially.
2.According to NY Newsday 10/26/90 Mother Hale stripped of
over $36 000 a month.
A.Mother Hale?s fierce independence and devotion to service despite her age and lack of public funding made Hale House a success.
B.Closing Statement: Visual Aid: Hale doesn?t look like a hero but is one.