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Specific subject: Michael Jordan’s road to super stardom and his mark on the world.

Purpose statement: After listening to my speech audience will know some early years of Michael Jordan and how his legacy began.
Introduction: Michael Jordan didn’t just wake up and decide to be a legend. It took hard work, dedication, and determination, for him to be an achiever. Jordan grew up living a normal life, then he became a dominant force in the NBA, and now society is being affected.
Thesis: While there are many other great players in the world today who played/ plays in the NBA, Michael Jordan has showed why he is a legendary player. Body Paragraphs

I. Michael Jordan grew up living a simple normal life.
A. Michael was born on February 27th, 1963 in Brooklyn NY.
B. Lived in North Carolina
C. In high school he attended Ensley A. Laney. baseball, football, and basketball
Sophomore year only 5’11. his best friend Leroy who was 6’4 made the cut. (www.biography.com) D. setback 1. Michael made the varsity team the next year. 2. Grew an extra 4 inches over the summer and was now 6’3. 3. During the season as a junior he avg 20 pts 4. Made the McDonald's All-American team. E. North Carolina 1. Shining moment in the 1982 NCAA Championship. 2. Achievements a. As a sophomore he was named College Player of the Year. b. As a junior he received the same award and also the Naismith and Wooden Award. 1. This is presented to the outstanding collegiate basketball player of the year. (sports. Stackexchange.com)
II. Michael Jordan became a dominant force and important factor to the NBA. A.…...

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