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Jesse Owens was a wonderful athlete and admirer to many people He was very talentedand had received the gift of speed He used this speed to launch his career as a wonderful runner He wasnt just a runner but a great person to the world Jesse didnt just use his fame for moneybut he tried to use his fame for other more important mattersA star to be was born on September 12 1913 in Alabama He lived a hard life he was illand in poverty He grew up in a very large family He had six brothers Prentice Johnson HenryEarnest Quincy and Sylvester There were also three sisters Ida Josephine and Lillie WhenJesse was a child at age six he had to help out in the family by being a sharecropper with hismom and brothers and sisters Owens family did the best they could to keep a roof over theirhead and food on the table Some nights there was no food on the table but they did their best When Jesse was 7 he had gotten pneumonia and had gotten bad pains in his leg When it hurt somuch Jesse wouldnt even go to bed Since Jesses leg hurt so much Jesses mom had to cut thegrowth pain out so Jesse wouldnt be in as much pain His leg healed quickly though Jesse hadmoved to Cleveland Ohio to try to start a new life because the one that the family were living inwasnt the best Lille Jesses sister had moved there first and told the family that they get betterpay That move to Ohio was one of the best things for Jesse that happened in his life This movehelped his family and himself Where do you think Jesse would be if he didnt move Jesse has accomplished much and has succeeded in many goals in his lifetime He wonmany awards and has achieved many world records In high school he won four gold medals in
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