1920's Heroes By: caden keathley, and thayne stocker

One of our famous sports heroes is Gene Tunney

Gene Tunney was a heavy weight boxer.

They loved him because he was a marine, and fought for his country.

Some facts about him is that he was born on May 25 in 1897, and loved fighting in the streets so for his 10th birthday he got his first pair of boxing gloves. He was also the heavy weight champion of the world from 1926 - 1928. Another fact about Gene Tunney was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.

Another one of our heroes is Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens was a Olympic runner in the 1920's

The people loved him because he brought pride to the US citizens.

Here are 3 facts about Jesse Owens. First, Jesse Owens was a 4 time Olympic gold medalist in the long jump. Next, Owens was nicknamed the “Buckeye Bullet”. Lastly, Jesse Owens set three world records and tied a fourth within the span of 45 minutes.

Another hero is Red Grange

Red Grange was a famous football player.

People loved Red Grange because he was a halfback for the Chicago Bears

Here are 3 facts about Red Grange. First he earned 16 varsity letters, in football, baseball, basketball and track. Second Red Grange built up strength and endurance in the summer working for an ice house where he hauled and delivered ice to peoples doors. Lastly, Red Grange entered the university if Illinois in 1922.

Our hero in flight was Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh was an American aviator.

People loved Charles Lindbergh because he made made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20-21, 1927.

Here are 3 facts about Charles Lindbergh. First, he was nicknamed the "Lone Eagle". Second, Lindbergh enlisted in the United States Army so that he could be trained as an Army Air Service Reserve pilot. Lastly, he invented a artificial heart.

Our famous jazz singer is Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was a famous jazz singer.

People loved Louis Armstrong because he made inspiring and good music.

Here are 3 facts about Louis Armstrong. First, Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Second, the area he was born in was so bad it was called "The Battlefield". Lastly, Louis Armstrong had to drop out of school in the 5th grade to work.

One modern day hero is Lebron James

Lebron is a famous basketball star

People love Lebron because he's a good a basketball

Here are 3 facts about Lebron James. First, he helped Cleveland win a national championship. Second, is that he was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio. The last fact about Lebron is that he was the first draft pick in 2003 in the NBA.

Our final modern day hero is Elon Musk

Elon Musk is the founder of Tesla.

People love Elon musk because he is a entrepreneur and built himself from the ground up.

Here are 3 facts about Elon Musk. First, Elon Musk has a net worth of 13.9 billion. Second, Elon Musk was the founder of Space-X and Tesla and a co founder of pay-pal. Lastly, On January 25, 2015, Elon Musk made a guest appearance on The Simpsons episode titled "The Musk Who Fell to Earth,".

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Caden Keathley

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