Stevie Wonder V.S Vietnam War

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First known as Steveland Hardaway Judkins changed his original name to Steveland Hardaway Morris, known as Stevie Wonder (Source C-"Biography."). Born on May 13th, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan Stevie Wonder was born with a condition called Retinopathy of Prematurity where he received too much oxygen in the incubator as a premature baby making him fully blind (Source A-"Steveland Hardaway Morris."). Retinopathy of Prematurity is the cause of a premature baby not yet having the vessels of the eye grow fully or abnormally from the retina to the rear of the eye. Therefore when the baby is placed in an incubator the amount of oxygen causes the vessels to grow uncertainly (Source B-"Retinopathy of Prematurity: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia."). The very first time Stevie showed a gift for music was when he participated in a church choir and the age of 4, further on self teaching himself how to play the harmonica, piano and drums at an early age (Source A-"Steveland Hardaway Morris."). At the age of 10 Stevie was acknowledged for his talent by Ronnie White who was a part of the Motown band “The Miracles.” Later on, the founder of Motown signed Stevie for a record deal, and from then on Stevie Wonder was well known as “Little Stevie Wonder” that hit his first single record “Fingertips, Part 2” in 1963, at the age of 12 (Source D-"The Pop History Dig » “Fingertips – Pt.2″1963."). “Higher Ground” by Stevie Wonder was developed in May of 1973 that hit “#4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Us Hot R&B Singles chart” (Source E-"Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder Song).").
The song “Higher Ground” has a continuous repetition “Gonna keep on tryin’ / Till I reach my highest ground” (12-13). Meaning, no matter what “no one’s gonna bring me down” (29...

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...inePlus Medical Encyclopedia." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. Source C: "Biography." IMDb., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. Source D: "The Pop History Dig » “Fingertips – Pt.2″1963." The Pop History Dig » “Fingertips – Pt.2″1963. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. Source E: "Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder Song)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 21 Apr. 2014. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. Source F: "The 1960s." A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. Source G: "The Vietnam War and Its Aftermath." American Voices. Glenview: Scott Foresman, 1995. 821-47. Print.
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