Updated: Feb 21
We tend to forget legends are just regular people with extraordinary talents that take what life throws at them in an artful way. Louis Armstrong is no different. He stood up to racism and intolerance in unique straight to power ways, he was guided by the people he loved and that loved him and he paid a physical toll for his artistic dedication.
Here are nine things the History Channel pointed out about the legend that made him divinely human: https://www.history.com/news/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-louis-armstrong
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