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LeBron James

LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio. When he was born his mother (Gloria James) was 16. His father (Anthony McClelland) didn’t want to father Lebron and left Gloria to raise LeBron on her own.
Life wasn’t easy, Gloria had many personal problems, most were brought on her when her mother died when LeBron was an infant. Like most city stories with a boy and his mom, Gloria was never able to get a constant job, forcing them to move from apartment to apartment
Though the many struggles they faced, Gloria did her best to protect LeBron from violence and poverty. Sometimes she made the choice of dating, like when she dated Eddie Jackson. Eddie was constantly running from the law and when LeBron was 6 in 1990 he was finally sent to jail for cocaine. But even then LeBron was getting used to a man around the home, along with Gloria. So her brothers Terry and Curt were also around quite often.
When LeBron was a child he always showed tremendous instincts in basketball, when he was an infant his mom gave him a little basketball hoop that he would spend hours playing with it. He was also most likely to be very tall and strong, due to Gloria’s relatives who were like that.
LeBron’s unusual lifestyle came to affect him when he got in elementary school. It was hard for him to find friends due to his home life. He was always interested in doing well in school but studying he found hard. He took out most his emotions in basketball and Football; his favorite sports.
By time sports came he had amazing athletic abilities, which were dependent on his natural strength and speed. He was always looking up to Michael Jordan, always practicing his moves at home.
When football came he mostly played receiver, scoring 19 touchdown in 6 games his first year of peewee football. The talent amazed his coach Frankie Walker. When he was disappointed…...

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