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Michael Jordan's Life and Achievements Michael Jeffrey Jordan is known by many people as the best basketball player ever to play the game. Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, helping them obtained six championship titles in eight years. Now remembered for being the best and the most popular athlete in the sports world. He had a great influence on the people. "Jordan was just another great legend" (Stein 2). Being a role model on and off the court Jordan showed his abilities to play the game and his kindness towards other people, especially those who admired him the most. "His widespread appeal to fans has helped keep basketball one of the world's most popular spectator sports" (Stein 1).

Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brookling, New York. He was the fourth of five children. His father was James Jordan and his mother was Deloris Jordan. Still a kid Jordan and his family moved away from the dangerous streets of Brookline, to go and live in a nice neighborhood located in Wilmington, North Carolina. Michael was always into sports. His favorite sport was baseball. "He was discouraged by the fact that he could not play against his older brother and this would always get him mad" (Wolff 130). He was not that tall, but he didn't loose hope of growing and achieving his long time goal of being a well-known professional athlete. By junior high Jordan was five feet and eleven inches. Event though his brother Larry was only five and seven inches, he would always

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