Steve Jobs : The Best Example Of A Hero

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Steve Jobs is the best example of a hero. He was adopted and faced many challenges throughout his life, but he still prevailed on top. Jobs is most famous for being the co-founder of Apple inc. with Steve Wozniak. He changed the way the world would look at technology forever. His revolutionary products include the iPod, iPhone, iPad, Mac and many many others. These products now seem to be dictating modern technology (Biography).
Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, to Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali, who gave their unnamed son up for adoption.. Shortly after Steve was placed for adoption, his biological parents got married and had another child, Mona Simpson. Jobs only found out who his biological parents were when he was 27 years old. Clara and Paul Jobs adopted this ‘unnamed child’ and they named him Steven Paul Jobs. His mother was an accountant and his father was a Coast Guard veteran and machinist. They all lived together in California. When Steve was just a young lad, he and his father worked on electronics in their garage. Here he learned how to take apart and reconstruct electronics, a hobby that gave him confidence and mechanical talents while setting him on path for what he would later do in life.
Although he was a very smart boy, he struggled in school. He was a prankster in elementary school because he was bored during class, and his 4th grade teacher even had to bribe him to study. Since he did so well on…

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