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By: Dan McCoy The story of a fighter  Magic was born in the year of 1955.  He was born in Lansing Michigan and also played basketball at the Michigan.

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2 By: Dan McCoy The story of a fighter

3  Magic was born in the year of  He was born in Lansing Michigan and also played basketball at the Michigan State University.  He was married in 1979 to Earlitha "Cookie" Kelly.  Magic Johnson has 3 kids Harry Houdini Johnson Criss Angel Johnson David Blaine Johnson.

4 Magic was a great NBA player, but he was also something else. He was an inspiration for not only basketball players and young fans, but for the U.S.A. He played basketball for 13 years. Then he got A.I.D.S. Even though he got this disastrous disease he still kept playing. He has fought long and to this day is living with A.I.D.S. that shows what determination, drive, and the will to live can do.

5 Harry S. Truman was the president when magic was born. Shortly after Eisenhower became president. Harry S.Truman Dwight David Eisenhower

6 IF I could ask magic three questions they would be :  What are the struggles of living with A.I.D.S?  Who was your inspiration as a child?  How was growing up in Lansing Michigan?

7 Ervin “Magic” Johnson & Larry Bird

8 SINCE HE WAS A YOUNG CHILD, MAGIC LOVED BASKETBALL. HIS FAMILY WAS POOR AND BASKETBALL WAS ALL HE HAD. HIS LIFE WAS VERY HARD AS A YOUNG CHILD. HE WENT THROUGH MANY STRUGGLES LIKE HAVING NO FATHER AND ALWAYS MOVING THROUGHOUT LANSING MICHIGAN. EVERY DAY HE WOULD GO OUTSIDE AND SHOOT HOOPS.. HE HAD NO TOYS OR A BIKE. HE HAD ONLY A BASKETBALL AND A PUBLIC HOOP. Childhood

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