Steve Jobs

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Topics: Steve Jobs, IPod
Marina Szabo
Professor Dana Kerrigan
English 15
March 19,2012 Steve Jobs Everyone is unique on this plant. We share the air and shine to live but we all do things in our own ways. Some people don’t do anything with their lives and others do great things with theirs. One particular person that has done great things with his life is Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs wasn’t some original person, he was a creative, crazy, rebellion, and over all a life changing person that wanted to make a difference in the world. On February 24, 1955, a very intelligent boy was born in San Francisco California. His biological mother Joanna Simpson and his biological father Abdulfattah John Gandhi had him out of wedlock in the puritan America of the 1950s, so he was put up for adoption. Joanna thought that her boy’s future parents should be well educated for her boy and unfortunately, the candidates, Paul and Clara Jobs were not that well educated enough for Joanna liking. In the end, Joanna agree to let them adopted him in a firm condition of them sending to college. Paul and Clara named their son Steven Paul. While Steve was still little, they moved to a county named Santa Clara County, known as Silicon Valley. While Steve was growing up he was a restless child. He had to be bribed into going to school. His teacher had to give him candy or even money to make him go to school. Steve become hooked so much from this that he skipped fifth grade and headed straight to middle school named Crittenden Middle School. This school was a poor area that most kinds didn’t work and kids would get bullied such as Steve. Since Steve was bullied, he declared to transfer to another school. So Paul and Clara decided to move to a city of Los Altos. After they moved to Los Altos Steve become interested in electronics, which his father would help him because he was a machinist. Steve attend Homestead High school and attended an after school lectures at nearby Hewlett-Packard. He later worked there for a

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