A Hero: Rosa Parks

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A hero is someone who puts others before themselves. Heroic acts can range from small gestures or actions to saving countless lives. Heros are known for their outstanding achievements and bravery. Rosa Parks was a hero because she stood up for what she thought was right, Rosa Parks was courageous, selfless, and determined. Rosa Parks had a fairly normal childhood. Rosa was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee Alabama. Rosa’s parents separated and Rosa’s mother moved Rosa and her brother to Montgomery Alabama when Rosa was 11. At the age of 19 Rosa married Raymond Parks. On December 1, 1955 Rosa was taking a bus home from work, “Nonetheless, at one point on the route, a white man had no seat because all the seats in the designated “white”
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