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    easy, but the boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, had a hard time making his way to the professional league. He nearly drowned as a kid, was abused sexually, and was not the tallest kid in school. Even as an adult Ray faced depression, drug addiction, and being an occasional heavy drinker. But even all that did not stop him from pursuing his dream, one he never had a plan for, after two of his brothers talked him into the rough sport. On May 17, 1956, the well-known boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard, was born in Rocky

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    theme of courage in the face of adversity is a lesson that, according to the author, is meant to be taught by the world. When mentioning the names of the boxers, the author lists them in a unique way: “When my father said their names—Hearns Hagler, Leonard Ali Frazier, Duran Patterson” (18). At first, the reader might believe that these are the actual names of the boxers. However, these are not the full names of t... ... middle of paper ... ... Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation

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    The Boxing Career of Sugar Ray Robinson "Pound for pound, the best." The claim has been used to describe many boxers, but it was invented for Sugar Ray Robinson. Never mind the weight class. When it came to boxing, Robinson was as good as it got. Muhammad Ali called Sugar Ray "the king, the master, my idol." "Robinson could deliver a knockout blow going backward," boxing historian Bert Sugar said. Robinson held the world welterweight title from 1946 to 1951, then was the middleweight champion

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    This academic goal is important to me because I have always had people tell me that I would not be able to do something and at one point I started to believe it, but I had seen a quote by Sugar Ray Robinson that read “To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.” By reading this quote and taking in what he was saying I realized I can not spend time trying to have others believe in me especially when it comes to academic

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    Ray Charles In the 1930s many black musicians where coming out of the south. One especially who would soon top the charts and hit fame and fortune starting in his young years, Ray Charles. After conquering poverty, blindness and many other things, success was possible. In his young age he had a few losses in his family and near after came down with a disease which was causing him to go blind. He later came over the blindness and was able to learn and compose music with the help of his skills in mathematics

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    difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. This defines Sugar Ray Robinson. Sugar Ray Robinson was just a normal colored boy. He was born and raised in the South. He had a rough early life, due to the KKK, parents fighting, moving, pretty much everything that could’ve gone wrong went wrong. Then, he got involved in Boxing. He was good, and I mean good. He was so good in fact, he became known as one of, if not, the greatest boxer in history. Sugar Ray’s birth certificate states he was born in Georgia

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    September 1, 1955: The African-American Absence The 1950's saw the birth of rock and roll and the explosion of television sitcoms. The decade was also marked by the influx of African-American athletes into the sporting world following Jackie Robinson's debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. However, one would not realize the significance of African-Americans in athletics by reading sports pages during the 1950's. The athletic achievements of African-Americans were often doomed to the latter

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    Being A Perfect Athlete

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    victory for 2016 NBA Championship. Another major team player who has made an impact is former NFL (National Football League) linebacker, Ray Lewis. As stated by Brittany Jacobs, a correspondent for Bleacher Report, a digital sports broadcasting company, Lewis was one of the premier leaders in the NFL. Jacobs writes, “Ray Lewis is more than just a football player. Ray Lewis has become an emblem of all the Baltimore Ravens want to be. A dominant force that inspires all those in the

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    Medical Advancements

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    Medical advancements have clearly defined Canada as a leader in medicine. The establishment of Medicare, the invention of insulin and the cobalt bomb are all definitive moments in Canada’s history because they all made an ever-lasting impact nationally or internationally. First off, the establishment of Medicare was a key defining moment in Canadian history. Tommy Douglas strongly believed that every Canadian deserved the right to have quality health care, despite one’s social status. He began establishing

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    an optimistic message to the audience. For example, Charles has added a red spot between the Seven and Up that represents talisman as stimulus to the brand. Also, in 1929, he came up with a new name lemon- lime soft drink which is non caffeine and sugar free. In the late nineteenth century and early twenties, Seven-Up was one of the privilege medicine outputs for the health benefits like the digestion system and people who has bipolar problems. Luckily, Seven-Up Company gained its popularity, was

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