Dale Rochefort: My Michigan Hero

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“A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart” -Zeus

My Michigan hero isn’t famous or perfect. But he has been by my side since the day I was born. Even if you are sick, you will always be there when I have band concerts, softball games, birthday parties, or just needing someone to pick me up from school. Dale Rochefort is my great grandfather. He was born on July 24, 1936 in Garden, Michigan. When my grandpa was about 12 years old, he had to quit school because he had to travel around in the United States with his family to pick cotton, strawberries, and blueberries. Some states that he traveled to was Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee, and etc. So he never had much of an experience
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