Mahatma Gandhi's Inspirational Role Model

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Ever wonder what to do when you are in a situation that most people react in violence? Ever think that violence is the only way out? Mahatma Gandhi is a very inspirational role model who not only reacted to violence without violence but overcame it and (for the most part) succeeded in life without violence. He was a victim of bullying and segregation and looked past the odds and was inspirational for many people. Mahatma Gandhi, born on October 2nd 1869, lived in a relatively small community in Porbandar, India. ("GANDHI.”) His family were a lot like Gandhi. His father, Karamchand Gandhi, served as a chief minister in Porbandar and other states in western India. His mother, Putlibai, was a deeply religious woman who fasted regularly. Religion…show more content…
(Bio.com.) As a result, the British imprisoned more than 60,000 people. A year later, Gandhi accepted a truce and called off the civil disobedience movement. (“Gandhi, Mahatma”) Gandhi was inspirational for many people. As General George C. Marshall, the United States secretary of state from 1946 to 1949, said at Gandhi 's death, “Mahatma Gandhi was the spokesman for the conscience of mankind.” (Bio.com.) He is only one of many who believed in what Gandhi was fighting for. Many people not only believed in what Gandhi stood for but they also follow in his footsteps and try to do what Gandhi accomplished. (“Gandhi, Mahatma”) To conclude, Mahatma Gandhi is a very inspirational role model who not only reacted to violence without violence but overcame it and (for the most part) succeeded in life without violence. He had everything going against him but still found a way to get what he most desperately strived for: peace. He was a victim of bullying and segregation and looked past the odds and was inspirational for many people. He is a major role model for many people in the world who try to make this world a better
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