A Hero On and Off the Court
Lebron started his sport's career playing football. He was the running back for Bruce Kelker's rec team. Even with all his mother's financial issues, he still managed to play and very good. LeBron started playing Basketball when he moved in with the Walker Family. LeBron worked hard to improve his skills and you could tell he was.
Impact on Basketball
Impact Outside of Basketball
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- Saslow, Eli. "How Lebron James' Life Changed in Fourth Grade." ESPN. ESPN, 19 Oct. 2013. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.
- Vardon, Joe. “Exclusive: How LeBron James and his Foundation are Rescuing Urban School Kids When They Need it Most.” Cleveland.com. Advance Digital, 30 Oct. 2014. Web. 12 Nov. 2015.