Important People in March: Book One

Andrew Aydin , John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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John Robert Lewis

Lewis is a Congressman from Georgia in modern times but has a history with the Civil Rights Movement.

Lewis is born in a rural area in Alabama, about 50 miles from Montgomery. As a child, his entire world is focused on the family farm, especially the chickens that are one of Lewis's main responsibilities. When he is still young, his uncle takes him on a trip to visit relatives in the North. There, Lewis is exposed to new ideas and a different way of life. Most notably, his black relatives live next door to whites without any problems.

When Lewis returns to the family farm, he is suddenly aware of the discrimination his family faces on a daily basis. He feels that his education is the most important thing he has, and he literally sneaks away from the farm to attend class. He attends Troy University...

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