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Walter Dean Myers
Transcript of Walter Dean Myers
By David Tate Walter Dean Myers was born on Thursday, August 12, 1937 Walter is Born Florence Dean, or Mama, adopts Walter and brings him to Harlem, New York Walter Get's A New Mom When Walter was four, Mama takes a job cleaning other people's apartments. She was paid by the day. Mama Gets A Job When Walter is suggested to go to second grade for his ability to read so well, Mrs. Dworkin, Walter's first grade teacher, said he had little ability to speak clearly Walter Is Put In First Grade In the summer of 1947, Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby were accepted into Professional Baseball Sports Take Change Despite his behavior issues, Walter graduates from the 3rd Grade Walter Gets Passed On Walter attends at Stuyvesant High Walter Goes On To High School When Walter's appendix is removed, he is confined to his bed for the rest of the school year. School Dismissed Early... For Walter The End! Walter Drops Out Walter decides not to finish high school and decides to join the army Walter Lies Walter lies to the military about his parents being dead so he can join the army