English III/2nd periodMrs. Freyou19, May 03Alice Futral Land stars in many hit films that arepriceless to watch. Land’s best film of the year was Dynasty. She wasborn in Los Angeles, where she still lives today.
Her dream of becomingactor came true in 1909 at the age of 25. The first film she was in madeher a fashionable wealthy woman. Alice had a brother that plays professional football. Alex is26 and he plays for the Miami Dolphins. He was drafted three years ago inthe first round as running back.
Alice and Alex was brought up by theirfoster parents. Their real parents died in a car accident. They wereyoung when their parents died. Alex wanted Alice to meet one of his friends that is on hisfootball team with him.Order now
Alice had been looking for Mr. Right but she hashad bad luck with that. So, Alex wants to set up a date with Alice and JimThorpe the kicker for Miami (Reed 267). Alice wants to know more abouthim, so Alex describes his past accomplishments. Jim, a true athlete,competed in Olympics, baseball and football.
He first discovered histalent in Track, which he was a Olympic Gold Medalist, in 1916 (Thorpe 2). Then he was introduced to football, which made him famous in 1909 (2). Baseball was his last professional career in 1919. He didn’t play long.
Alice was anxious to meet him. So, Alice and Jim met at Alex’s House. Then, they were going out to eat at American’s Steak House. Alice and Jimwere both attracted to each other. Jim was a real sociable guy, which madeit easier for Alice to get to know him better.
After that night, theystarted dating. A year pass, Alice and Jim are walking down the weddingisle getting married. They both were wealthy and deep in love. Theyenjoyed spending time in bars and there camp. Alice became a alcoholicabout six years later. She was stressed over her work and she becameaddicted.
Jim tried to get her help but nothing seemed to get her better. Divorce wasn’t common but this relationship came to a end (Jennings andBrewster 115). She spent all her money on alcohol and partying. They wentto court and Alice wanted the house, her sports car, and 5 million fromJim. He didn’t agree so he hired a lawyer by the name of A.
J. Walsh asuccessful intelligent man that never lost a case before (“Newfoundlanders”Misc. n pag. ). They went through court and Jim won the case.
Since Jim wasa nice man he sent her a check of 20,000 every month to help her throughher struggles for the next five years. Alice finally seeked help to get her life back on the righttrack after four years of being divorced. Alice and Jim got back togetherand had one little boy, which his dad is training him to become a athletelike he was. Alice also started a Alcohol Awareness program to help otherswith the addiction. Now, they are a happy family with much to look forwardtoo.