Leon's Story

Leon's Story

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Leon's Story 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Leon¿s story: by Leon Walter Tillage Main character-The main character of this story is Leon Walter Tillage was born on Jan. 19 1936. He had a mom and a dad he lived in his dad¿s friends barn. Plot-This book is about the life of Leon. Leon¿s life was special, he grew up in a time when the general population was segregated based on race, for example, Leon had to walk to school and others who were white would ride the bus because of his color. Leon was an African American growing up in a time when African American people were not given the same courtesies and freedoms others had. Sometimes white kids passed by, they would throw rocks at Leon. Many times Leon would have to run and hide. To get money the kids would work for him and he would give the kids 75 cents. And they would spend it on food and clothes. Going to the movies was very popular those days. But he only went once, and that was with his dad. He saw gone with the wind, and the white kids got to sit on the bottom in nice chairs. And the black people had to sit up on the top on coca cola carts. Setting-There is no particular setting. Theme-The story about Leon¿s life Did you like this story? Yes I liked it, at first I didn¿t really get it, but then I started realizing things. The book was very good. Self connection? It was more of a world connection, cause it was about someone¿s life, and it doesn¿t connect to mine.