Wille O'Ree

Miya Wade

All About Him

Wille O'Ree was the first black NHL hockey player, he was one of the fastest. People on the ice treated him badly because they though he didn't belong there. He didn't care about what anyone thought of him, they were racist people in the crowd. Wille had lots of people in the begging telling him to go home but when he got better he had lots of fans. He wants every one to know no matter what anyone thinks of you can do what you want to do in life

Fun Facts

He was born October 15,1935 in Fredericton, Canada. He is 80 years old. He is 5'10. He started his career in 1957. His career ended in 1979. His position was a winger. He played for the Boston Bruins.
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