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3 Babe Ruth was born in 1894. His real name was George Herman Ruth. He was famous for being the best Yankee player in history. By: Greyson

4 Helen Keller became blind and deaf at age two. When Anne Sullivan taught her, Helen learned to listen by feeling vibrations. Helen Keller became ill when she was old. She died in 1968 at the old age of 88. Helen is still popular today, there are many books about her. Her ideas can help the blind and deaf. By: Maddie

5 Albert Einstein was born in Switzerland on March 14, 1879. Albert Einstein got fantastic grades, but didnt really like school. Soon after that his parents moved to Italy without him, he came to live with them again. He was then a famous scientist and discovered many things, like light, air, gravity and much more. He learned and learned about gravity until he couldnt learn any more. Einstein died on 1955 in a hospital. By: Chloe

6 Gertrude Ederle was born August 23,1906 in New York city. She was the first woman to swim more than 17 miles. When she was 11,she had her first experience in the water. She swam the English Channel and beat the men's record. In 1962 she was introduced to the hall of fame. By: Emily B.

7 Shaquille ONeal is famous for his powerful slam-dunks. He was a bully when he was a kid. He picked on kids so they didnt make tall jokes. Shaq was a agent for the L.A Lakers. Shaq weighs 303- pounds. He is 7 and 1 tall. Shaq will probably live for 50 more years. By: Aaron

8 Harry Houdini was a famous magician. He was a popular magician in the 1800s. He was an American artist. He could escape 10 handcuffs without using anything. One day he got punched by a student boxer and died. By Owen

9 George was the first president of the United States. He was a military general for lots of battles and helped win independence for America. Also Georges father died when he was young and then his brother died next. By: Drew

10 Roberto Clemente was born in 1955. He went from the little leagues to the big leagues in America. Roberto played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the major leagues. Roberto was remembered as a big hero. Sadly he died in a plane crash in 1972. By: Jack

11 Michelle Obama is the wife of Barrack Obama. Michelle Obama was born on January 17,1964. She graduated from collage in 1982. She went to law school in 1988. She earned a law degree in 1989. Michelle Obama was married on October 18, 1992. By: Ariahn

12 Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United states. He married Mary Todd. Mary Todd was disloyal to soldiers in the Union. Abraham Lincoln gave the speech the Gettysburg Address on November 19 th 1863. Most of the speech was to honor dead soldiers. By: Tyler

13 Jim Cantore is a meteorologist who works at The Weather Channel. He went to collage at Lyndon State College. He has two children named Cristina and Ben. He likes to ski and go golfing. By: Kaelyn

14 Mia Hamm was born on March 17, 1972. She has loved soccer ever since she was 5 years old. She was named Sports Women of the year by Women's Sports Association in 1999. When she lost 3-0 she was very sad. She was 29 when she quit. By: Emma

15 Walt Disney was born in Chicago, Illinois. Walt Disney made and played the voice of Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney died of lung cancer. By:Tim

16 Michael Phelps is an Olympian swimmer. He started swimming when he was seven years old. He was scared to put his head in the water. He made it into the Beijing Olympics. He won eight gold medals and set many world records. He is waiting for the 2012 Olympics. He wants to try snowboarding or golf. By: Emily L.

17 Kobe Bryant lived in Italy for 8 years. Kobe skipped college to go to the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant sets a lot of records. Kobe Bryant is in 3 rd place in all time scoring. By: Michael

18 Michael Jordon was born on February 17,1963. His dad had made a basketball court in the back yard. That is how Michael Jordan loved basketball. Michael Jordon played in varsity basketball in high school. He went to UNC. He was the best player. He went to the bulls. He lead them to the championships in 1991-1993 1995-1998. Michael Jordon retired in 1999. By: Charlie

19 Neil Armstrong was born in 1930. In 1969 Apollo 11 had blasted off. When Armstrong was walking on the moon he said, Thats one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. By: Jared

20 Lebron James was born on December 30, 1984. His dad has never been a part of his life. Lebron James has 2 little boys and a wife. Lebron James is famous for playing basketball. By: Selah

21 Peyton Manning was born March 26, 1973. Peyton Manning was elected 2003 most valuable player. He is the quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts. By: Colton

22 Jimmy Carter was born October 1 in Plains, Georgia. He was elected president in 1976. He won The Noble Peace Prize in 2002. By: Derrick

23 Amelia Earhart was the first women to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. She was the first women to fly to California. Some people think Amelia Earhart died because her plane fell off a cliff into the Atlantic Ocean. By: Jessie

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