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As Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” (Brainyquote.com) Martin Luther King Jr. was born in January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. King skipped ninth and eleventh grade. He stood up and became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement to try to get equal rights for all. In 1964, he was the youngest to ever receive a Nobel Peace Prize. He is very well known for his "I Have A Dream" speech which took place in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC on August 28, 1963. Martin Luther King Jr. should be Innovation Academy's most influential person because he was a great public speaker, he supported and helped others, he also influenced others.

Martin Luther should be Innovation's most influential person because he was a great public speaker. At Innovation Academy we present in front of the class a lot and sometimes the whole grade. He used repetition in his speeches, for example he said “I have a dream" and doing so, it helped get his point across so then the audience understood his main point. He practiced but, it took King a while to completely get comfortable with the content of his speech. He took the time to practice his speech and even though his speech was mostly improvised, he understood the topic very well. Another way King was a great public speaker was his pace at speaking. At first his speech started softly and at his own slow pace. After time, his pace and volume increased and it drew the audience’s attention to him, he then became confident. Martin Luther King Jr. should be Innovation’s most influential person because not only was he great at speaking, but he also helped and supported others.

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