Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Hero

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A hero is a person who has greatly influenced others by doing extraordinary deeds. These individuals are selfless, brave, and influential. An everyday person can be a hero by achieving amazing feats and change the world for the better. Heroes, such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., are well respected and admired for their leadership and courageous actions.

When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929, no one could have imagined what impact he would have on the world. He was born in 1929, in Atlanta and was assassinated in 1968, at the age of 39. He was an extraordinary student and skipped grades nine and eleven in high school, and then went to Morehouse College at the age of fifteen. In 1948, King earned a sociology degree then went
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