My Superman

By Katherine


Every child learns that 2 + 2 = 4, that the cat runs fast, and that reading is a life skill. For some people, it might be harder to grasp onto these concepts that most others fly right through. Dyslexia is the most common learning disorder, and it affects Peter Figura, my personal hero. Peter has learned how to persevere through challenges that others may not have been able to, and has taught me that you can overcome anything along the way. Recently, Peter has overcome his learning challenge so much that he no longer needs an IEP (Individualized Education Program). Peter Figura is my personal hero because he shows how going above and beyond can help a person in the longterm.
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Works Cited

Carson, Clayborne. “Martin Luther King, Jr.” Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History. Gale, 2006. Biography in Context. Web. 5 Feb. 2016.

“Civil Rights Movement.” Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Biography in Context. Web. 5 Feb. 2016.

Davis, Ronald D. “37 Common Characteristics of Dyslexia.” Dyslexia the Gift. Davis Dyslexia Assosciation International, 1992. Web. 2 Mar. 2016. <>.

Lapkin, Emily. “Understanding Dyslexia.” Understood. Understood, 2014. Web. 2 Mar. 2016. <>.

“Loving Your Enemies.” American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 6: 1950-1959. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 514-518. Biography in Context. Web. 10 Feb. 2016.

“Martin Luther King, Jr.” Historic World Leaders. Ed. Anne Commire. Detroit: Gale, 1994. Biography in Context. Web. 11 Feb. 2016.

Pierson, Dr., and Proffesors Michigan U. “Frequently Asked Questions.” Dyslexia Help Success Starts Here. Michigan University, 2016. Web. 2 Mar. 2016. <>.


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