The Humanitarian Hero Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi Essay

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The Humanitarian Hero Gandhi A hero is a person who is determined to make a change in the world in any way possible, no matter the circumstances or challenges they may face. Fighting for your civil rights is not something most people can say they have done they have done in their life. Not only did Mahatma Gandhi fight for his civil rights, he fought and led Indians in the civil rights movement in South America and India. Mahatma Gandhi, birth name Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born October 2nd 1869 and grew up to be a prominent and well known leader. Gandhi grew up in India in a very religious Hindu family. Shortly after turning eighteen, Gandhi was sent to London to study law. Gandhi struggled being a lawyer and faced difficulties being in the courtroom because he was so nervous. Gandhi was then sent to South Africa because of his struggles to find work. This was the beginning of Gandhi’s journey. A hero is not an immortal person with supernatural powers. Gandhi’s accomplishments would and actions would place him on level three, stage six on Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development. Mahatma Gandhi is the definition of a hero because he strived and achieved his goal to make equality for Indians by fighting against Indian inequality in South Africa, helping support the Indians economically, and freedom from British rule in India.
Gandhi’s experience and journey in South Africa helped make a change that to helped change the inequality in India. Gandhi educated Indians in…

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