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Hok Lam Chong ESL 33B 10:30am – 1:30pm Sun Yat sen, hero of China. As one of the heroes in America, Benjamin Franklin has long been known till now because of his contribution to American independence and formation of United State. Sun Yat Sen, hailed as the Father of China, is believed to be one of the heroes in China because of his devotion to make China a democratic society and defend China against the invasion from other foreign countries. Franklin and Sun are both regarded as a hero by their countries’ citizens and share some qualities that successful people generally have. First, both of Sun and Franklin are intelligent. Because of his brother’s assistance, Sun was sent to Hawaii at fourteen and learnt natural science, English and British’s history in English. As a Chinese in those years, Sun had never attached any foreign language. Despite of this shortcoming, Sun still graduated with distinction. Also, he had studied in many renowned schools such as Queen’s College and University of Hong Kong, both of them had been located in Hong Kong. Having had inclination of reading, Franklin read almost all the books in his father’s small library. When Franklin was working as apprentice in his brother’s printing shop, he often stole the books form the shop at the evening and put them back on the next day morning, so nobody noticed the lost. With only few years of formal education, Franklin gained knowledge by extensive and continuous reading and wrote a yearly
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course ENGLISH ESL 33A taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '09 term at Pasadena City College.

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