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    could dish to Worthy for the dunk and Rambis could pull down a rebound, but without a certain Magic there would be no showtime in L.A. A certain young player who had it all, a flashy smile and a great no look pass. That certain player was a true point guard, Earvin Johnson Jr. There are five magic parts to Earvin Johnson Jr.’s life. 	On August 14, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, Christine and Earvin Johnson gave birth to their third child, a beautiful baby boy named Earvin Jr. Earvin Jr. was born into

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    Magic Johnson Foundation Research Heroism can be defined as when one displays could courage. All over the world there are individual heroes. Some of those people start organizations to help people in need. The Magic Johnson Foundation is a heroic organization to help people achieve what they want to achieve while maintaining a good healthy life. The Magic Johnson Foundation has an intriguing background and currently hosts many events and activities. The Magic Johnson Foundation began when Magic

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    The Man Who Overcame His Death Sentence Earvin “Magic” Johnson did not earn his nickname of “Magic” for nothing. In 13 season playing for the Los Angeles Lakers he averaged a career double-double with 19.5 points and 11.2 assists per season (The Announcement). This led his team to many championships and put Magic in talks as one of the greatest point guards of all-time. Sadly this career was cut short by a terrible disease that developed in the 1980’s called HIV. This has now made him an advocate

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    Magic Johnson More than an Average Athlete In my life, I had many people who I really admire from Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Sean Carter (Jay-z), and Robert Johnson. Others who have influenced me in my development of a person were my parents; my mother and my father were there for everything I have done in my life. The person who I model myself after is Earvin Johnson jr. also known as Magic Johnson. There are many reasons why but all really point to him defeated in adversity in many facets

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    Magic Johnson Was A great player on and off the court. It is amazing` some of the things he has overcome. Magic Johnson Started out his life having a tough childhood. He had to balance many things such as, Basketball and providing for his family. But as he grew older his Basketball skills did too. He transitioned into one of the best Basketball players of all time. As you can, tell magic had a very tough childhood having to balance many things in his young life, and somehow transitioning into One

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    The Announcement: Magic Johnson and HIV

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    The documentary The Announcement was mostly about the era in which Magic Johnson lived and explained how HIV victims were perceived at the time (2012). America had a "plague" scare about AIDS in the 1980s when all this broke out which really a great deal to make people reflect on their "free-wheeling" sexual ways and social interactions and relationships. Today in 2014, people are still advised to talk openly with potential sexual partners and even get tested before having sex because AIDS is still

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    Angeles. A 17 feet high statue of the former Los Angeles Lakers star player Magic Johnson was firstly unveiled at the front gate of the stadium Staples Center in 2004. The statue is made by bronze, and the posture of Magic Johnson is dribbling with his right hand and pointing with his left index finger as if leading a fast break that was he did so often in the Lakers from 1979-91. Surrounding the statue of Magic Johnson, there are five others, which are statues of Wayne Gretzky-Los Angeles Kings

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    everybody… Even me, Magic Johnson” (Johnson 292). Tragedies happen to everybody, even superstars. However, it is how people deal with these tragedies that develops true character. In My Life, by Earvin Johnson, his story demonstrates perseverance, hard-work, and leadership. With these values, Johnson overcame adversity and rose to the heroic status that he now holds. This rich NBA great was not always the wealthy man everyone knows; through hard-work, he achieved status. Earvin Johnson grew up in a large

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    Members of the Basketball Hall Of Fame

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    The basketball Hall of Fame that represents that comes together. John Naismith became A hall of Fame because he became an old physical instructor that knew many things in life about basketball. He was an instructor from a local YMCA he made a game where basketball was made inside thats made from football and baseball season. he developed an original 13 rules to the game of basketball to show many people what they can do in a game. John Naismith made another team to play from different couLinn, C

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    During the day that I was Michael Jordan, I would try to achieve at least three things. The things that I would try to achieve would be playing his first ever NBA game and play the championship game There are probably a couple of people out there that don’t know one secret about Mr. Jordan. Michael didn’t make his high school basketball team. I know you find that hard to believe but he was cut from the team because he wasn’t good enough. Michael was devastated when he found out that he wasn’t going

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