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Sunday, February 11, 2018

An Incident in the life of Michael Jordan that inspires us


Michael Jordan


Michael Jordan was an African-American man, born in 1963, in the slums of Brooklyn, New York.
He had four brothers and his father's wages were not sufficient to provide for the whole family.

When he was 13 years old, his father gave him a piece of used clothing and asked: "What do you think the value of this outfit would be?"

Jordan replied, Maybe one dollar.

His father asked, "Can you sell it for two dollars?

Jordan carefully washed the clothes clean. Because they didn't have an iron, to smoothen out clothes, he levelled it with a clothes brush on a flat board, then kept it in the sun to dry. The next day, he brought the clothes to a crowded underground station. After offering it for more than eight hours. Jordan finally managed to sell it for $2. He took the two dollar bill and ran home.


More than ten days later, his father again gave him a piece of used clothing, "What do you think the value of this outfit would be?"

Jordan replied, Maybe one dollar.

Finally, Jordan got an Idea He asked for friends help to paint a picture and Mickey Mouse on the garment. Then he tried to sell it in the school where the children of the rich study. Soon a man, who was there to pick his kid, bought clothes for his kid. The kid was a little boy of only 10 years but was very fond of clothes. He loved it so much and he gave a five dollar tip. 25 dollars was a huge amount
for Jordan, the equivalent of a month's salary of his father.

When he got home, his father gave him yet another piece of used clothing. "Are you able to resell it?

This time, Jordan accepted the clothes without the slightest doubt. Two months later a popular movie actress from the movie "Charlie's Angels", Farah Fawcett came to New York for her Movie promos. After the press conference, Jordan made his way through the security forces to reach the side of Farah Fawcett and requested her autograph on the piece of clothing. When Fawcett saw this innocent child asking for her autograph,
she gladly signed it.

Jordan was shouting very excitedly, "This is a jersey signed by Miss Farah Fawcett, the selling price is 200 dollars!"He auctioned off the clothes, to a businessman for a price of 2000 dollars!

Upon returning home, his father by broke into TEARS and said, "I am amazed that you did it My child!
You're really great! "

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