Booker T. Washington

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Booker T. Washington was a great man with a great past. He was one of the brave people with the heart to overcome slavery and make something of himself. Mr. Washington had the same thoughts as any other slave, envying the white man, and never turning negative items into positive so they might benefit him later in life. Soon, he realized the way to his success, and he pursued it with his entire mite. His …

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…happy to go to school and learn, I feel as though I do not do enough as an individual. I believe we have to start taking advantage of our situations, set high goals as Mr. Washington did, and reach those goals no matter what obstacles come in the way, because a man's success isn't measured by the position he has reached in his life, but by the obstacles he has overcome to reach that position.