Ben Franklin: A Hero

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“Haste makes waste.” Ben Franklin believed that if you work really fast all you will do is make a mess. Ben Franklin was a inventor, writer, printer, and founding father. Some of the things that made Ben Franklin a hero was the lighting rod, Poor Richard’s almanac, and last but not definitely least, signing the Declaration of Independence.

Ben was born in 1706 in a little house on Milk street in Boston Massachusetts in an area also known as Massachusetts bay. Ben was also the 15 child of a candle maker. Ben love swimming so much that he invented paddles for his hands and feet. In addition,there was a bad part his parents thought he was evil because he was left hand and was born on a sunday, he was often slap for writing or throwing a ball