Melba Unexpected Hero

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An innocent teenager and unexpected hero is the best way to describe Melba who was a 16 year old teenager who dared to be a risk-taker and forever changed Arkansas and the United States. All Melba wanted in life was an education. Melba wanted to go to an all white school named Central High. She would be the first to integrate an all white school along with eight other African American children. Melba made a change in her community. She was a upstander because she was willing to integrate an all white school and fought for her rights to be able to have an education like every child should. She did this because she was an upstander and to make a positive change not only for herself and others. Melba fought and was an upstander because it

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