Spirituality, Altruism and Humor, health and medicine homework help

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Select a public figure who overcame adversity due to any one of the qualities of spirituality, altruism, or humor. The adverse event should be a personal health condition (mental, physical, or both) the person experienced or a public health issue the person worked to improve. The person can be from any country or time period. Find reliable, factual data that will answer the following questions, and make sure to credit your sources in APA style.

  • Very concisely, give basic information about the person's background, with emphasis on life events that may have influenced the person's decision and/or ability to face the adverse condition.
  • Describe the adverse condition. Be sure to clearly state what the problem was.
  • Give examples of the person's actions, preferably from before the adverse event, that testify to their spiritual, altruistic, or humoristic quality.
  • Explain how the person's spiritual, altruistic, or humoristic quality contributed to resolving the problem.
  • Try to report on any measureable, tangible, or lasting outcomes that were a direct result of the person's efforts.
  • Give a brief explanation of why you chose to write about this person and how you might apply this person's example to your own life.

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Outline for paper on Spiritualism, Altruism and Humor with a Health Condition


Research public figure with a health condition
Find out how they are handling the condition with humor, altruism or spirituality
Research at least 4 different places
Answer questions/guidelines as instructed
Submit to student

Michael J. Fox – Living with Parkinson’s disease

What if you were told you had cancer, Parkinson’s disease or even a brain tumor? How would
you handle it? Here is how Michael J. Fox handled his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at the age of 29.
Michael was born in 1961 in Canada. He started acting at the age of 15, doing mostly s...

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