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Tony Atlas

by Dylan from Joplin, Missouri

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My hero is Tony Atlas because he was a black kid who grew up poor, living in a shack without floors to stand on, dishes to eat on and the same pair of pants to graduate high school in.

He is mostly my hero because he lived poor as a kid but worked hard and grew up to be a great power lifter, body builder and also great wrestler. He was also an olympic power-lifter so he's my hero because he proved everyone who thought he couldn 't make it wrong. He proved to everyone that he could succeed in life.

Page created on 11/15/2007 12:00:00 AM

Last edited 11/15/2007 12:00:00 AM

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