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Born in 1937- Present day. Colin Powell. Family life . Colin Powell was from a middle class family. Grew up in South Bronx Liked automobiles Interested in education. Went to Morris High School in NYC Didn’t have good grades in High School Went on to C ity College - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Colin Powell

Colin PowellBorn in 1937- Present day

1Family life Colin Powell was from a middle class family.Grew up in South Bronx Liked automobilesInterested in education

EducationWent to Morris High School in NYCDidnt have good grades in High SchoolWent on to City College Earned Masters Degree at George Washington UniversityStraight As in ROTC College

Career4 star general In Vietnam and Persian Gulf War Served in the military for 35 years Worked at the defense department 12th Chairman of Joint Chiefs and Staff

Cool FactsAfrican American Born in 1937 Earned Purple Heart Had a C average as a childHad straight As in ROTC CollageWas an immigrant

Powell goes to war in the Persian Gulf. Colin announces that he will not run for president.