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The Bio of Jesse Owens

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Thcactb0ej small square Jesse Owens was born. 1. Jesse Owens was born on September 12, 1913. He lived in Oakville Alabama. Jesse Owens was the son of a sharecropper and the grandson of slave. When he was a child he dreamed of becoming a track and field athlete. His family was very poor. He was sick when he was young. The school he went to was East Technical High School and he was a track star. Jesse Owens shared relationships with family and friends to help support in his carrer of becomeing a track and field expert.
Thcaqas69v small square Jesse Owens worked At 7 years of age, he worked as a cotton picker and he had to pick 100 pounds of cotton per day to feed his family.
Thcac5a6yc small square Moved to Ohio When he was 8 years old he moved to Cleveland, Ohio.
Thcabs1hxl small square In January 1,1928 Jesse Owens set a record in Jr. High School. In 1928 he set the world record for Jr. High School’s by jumping 6 feet in the high jump. He won all of the track events in high school also the state championship for 3 years in a row. He also set his own new world record for all high schools around the state by running the 100 yard dash.
Ohio state university pic small square Jesse School, Ohio State University His profession was Track and Field. He went to Ohio State University when he was age 18. Jesse Couldn't go in white restaurants. He had to work his way through collage and had many jobs. He fought against Hitler to get his place in the Olympics but he couldn't at first becuase Hitler was trying to keep US citizens out of the Olympics.
Jesse owens small square Jesse Owens was a black runner in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. .He was a famous black runner in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. He was 23 when he was in the Olympics. He won 4 gold medals in the Olympics. His entire team won 11 gold medals. After returning from the Olympics Jesse started Playground directing in Cleveland Ohio. He was also the director of the Chicago Boys Club. Jesse one said, “The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals, the struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it.
Thcagklxfj small square in the 1950's Jesse Owens accepted all of his medals that he won fair and sqaure. In the 1950’s Owens accepted all the medals from the State Department and the president. Jesse Owens is amazing because he appreciates friends more than medals; he is also an amazing athlete. He was an amazing athlete because he ran a lot just to get into the Olympics. He ran his whole life and practiced often. He worked so hard that he went to the Olympics. He once said, “Awards bec
Thcax5d3h1 small square Jesse Owens Died. Then Jesse Owens died on March 13, 1980. Jesse’s wife Ruth accepted the congressional gold medal, on his behalf in 1990 presented by President Bush.
Thcas3co49 small square in 1990 Jesse Owens wife takes the Congressional gold medal. This is a url of all the medals he won. Jesse had a statue made for him a couple of years after his death. Jesse also said, “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort”
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Jesse Owen's Birth to Death. Jesse owens was bron on September 12, 1913 and Jesse Died on March 13, 1980.

Jesse Owens went to work then went to claim his medals.