Mrs. Barbaric's Class, Period 7
Close Yet So Far Away
"Though as average as an apple in an orchard, Rosa Parks has made a difference like no one has before. Through her acts of withstanding, she had made a bigger impact than anyone else who has tried the same. Thorough, yet encumbered, she has maneuvered her way through segregation, discrimination, and hostility. The famous African American who had stood up for her rights and proclaimed, “The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” These words have motivated thousands of discriminated individuals who struggled to successfully charge a boycott against what they thought was wrong. This is Rosa Parks: a motivated individual whose bravery changed millions. She is a hero because she inspired others to stand up for themselves and persevered through the hostile moments."
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