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Choose a person whose life seems "appealing" to you. Once you have decided on a subject, research and read about him/her, and take notes about his or her life.

After gathering the notes, write about his/her life and what you learned from him/her.

Your essay should have the following characteristics:

• Person’s life and achievements

• Major events in the person's life

• A description of the person's key character traits

• How he/she influenced you/What you learned from him/her

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Doyun Park
Doyun Park
Nov 16, 2020

Thomas Jefferson was born in april 13, 1743 at Shadwell Virginia. When he was born he had 11 brothers and sisters. After a few months 4 of the children died. His father was very famous then. He was known to hold a 200 pound barrel. His father sent Jefferson to study with Reverend William Douglas. He learned how to draw, dance, and how to make music with a violin. After 5 years of learning, he went back to his father because he was very ill. His mother sent him to college and he had enjoyment. He liked to stay up late and practice violin. Before he finished college his father died. Soon he was finished with school and was seated…


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Elisha Lee
Elisha Lee
Sep 28, 2020

I read about Jane Goodall. Jane Goodall's original name was Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall.She was born on April 3, 1934, London, England. When she was young her dad gave her a stuffed animal that was a Jubilee. Jane Goodall is an expert on wild chimpanzees. Recognized for her groundbreaking discoveries about their behavior. She discovered that chimpanzees make tools, eat and hunt for meat, and have similar social behavior to humans. She completely transformed our understanding of our closest relative in the animal kingdom.

Once Jane went hunting and she shot a fox and the love for the animals never wanted to hunt ever again. In 1972 one of the chimps Flo dies and soon after that her son dies. Jane…


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Cleo Chang
Cleo Chang
Sep 22, 2020

The person I chose to learn about was Barack Obama. He was selected as President on January 20th 2009 to January 20 2017. He was elected and became the first African American  president and was the 44th president of the United States of America. Barack Obama was born on August 4 1961. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. After graduating out of Columbia University, he worked at a community organizer in Chicago. He became a civil rights attorney and an academic teaching constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. In 2008 he was nominated for president a year after his presidential campaign began, and after close primary campaigns against Hillary Clinton. Obama was elected…


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Ryan Shim
Ryan Shim
Sep 21, 2020

Elon Musk is the CEO of the Tesla company and SpaceX. He founded the first space company to do things that NASA never tried, and made it successful.

He was in Africa once but he was alone, because no one liked him because of his skin color.

So, he immigrants to Canada, and successfully goes to Silicon valley.

Then, with everything he was planning, He became the founder of the company.

The company’s name was Tesla, and he had an idea to make an electric sports car.

and the first electric car was released in 2005. Also, he made space X. He sometimes cooperated with NASA, but they made the first rocket that can land in the assigned place, without…


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Unknown member
Sep 16, 2020

I read about Henry Ford. Henry usually spent his time studying on his laptop. He was famous because he invented cars. He also participated in car racing, and he won. I learned that being creative is important. Henry was very creative when he made cars. I also learned to never give up. If you give up, you have to start over. For example, when Henry was old, he tried to make one last car, and he did not give up.

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