Meygan W

A Man Named Dave

Biography Project For Mrs. Hemrys 8th grade Language Arts class   

Dave was born on December 29,1960 in Daly City California.

Significant Events in History that Affected Dave's Life.

  • Dave was abused by his mother
  • Went to foster care
  • Was in the U.S air force  

Dave's Childhood

As a child Dave and his mom were best friends. When his mom had his brothers everything changed. Dave's mom soon to hate him she made Dave seem like he was not apart of the family anymore. His mom started to call him that boy and then called him "It". Dave had to be up a the crack of dawn to do chores that his mother made him do. If Davids chores were not done his mother would beat him.

People Who Influenced Dave's Life

  •   Liam Pelzer (Father) -Told Dave to never end up like him and follow his dreams.
  • Liam Pelzer (Father)
  • Sargent-Told David to go to college and get his life figured out and then come back to the U.S air force.     

Unique Facts

1. Dave was in the U.S air force and served in the Gulf war

2.Dave wrote books about his childhood

3.Ran away from home when is 10 and put in a child care.    

Accomplishments

  • Dave survived child abuse
  • He became an author to many books
  • He served our country in the U.S air force      

Theme of Davids life was...

Dave should that good can come from bad and to never give up no matter how hard you want to.

What Dave Pelzer taught me

I learned that you can stand tall when every thing went wrong. He also taught me to never give up hope.

Work cited

"Dave+pelzer - Google Search." Dave+pelzer - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2015.

"Dave Pelzer on Larry King." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2015.

"Dave Pelzer on Oprah." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2015.

"Dave Pelzer - Heres My Story." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2015.

""Stories of Child Abuse with Dave Pelzer" Video Clip from Kids' Rights." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2015.

"Dave Pelzer on Self-Reliance." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2015.

Comment Stream

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This story is horrifying! Dave, and children who survive cruelty like this, are heroes!