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  1. 1. Jesse Owens Mark Puot
  2. 2. Birth – Date and Place <ul><li>September 12,1913 </li></ul><ul><li>Danville, Alabama </li></ul>
  3. 3. Family <ul><li>Jesse Owens family was very poor. </li></ul><ul><li>There was twelve children in the family, including Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents - Henry and Emma Owens </li></ul>
  4. 4. Early Childhood Life <ul><li>He was the seventh of twelve children </li></ul><ul><li>He began picking crops at age seven </li></ul><ul><li>He was very thin and frail </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Danville, Alabama </li></ul>
  5. 5. Education <ul><li>East Technical High School </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio State </li></ul>
  6. 6. Accomplishments and Awards <ul><li>Olympic Committee Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>Associated Press Athlete of the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Induction into the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame </li></ul>
  7. 7. Obstacles Jesse Owens Overcame <ul><li>1936 – people called him names at the Berlin Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>As a child Jesse Owens was suffering pneumonia </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why I think Jesse Owens is a hero <ul><li>Because he is a American track star and he won four gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and he put forth so much effort and perseverance for all those gold medals. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Famous Quotes <ul><li>“ We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality It takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, discipline, and effort.” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Death – Date and Place <ul><li>Tucson Arizona March 31,1980 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Other Interesting Facts <ul><li>Moved to Ohio when he was nine years old </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens ties world record in 100 yard dash </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bibliography <ul><li>www.jesseowens.com/about (10-18-2010) </li></ul><ul><li>www.usatf.org (10-25-10) </li></ul><ul><li>www.biography.com /Jesse Owens 10-27-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Gentry Grolier; Jesse Owens Champion athlete </li></ul>

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