• Dropped out of College
Bill Gates
Became founder and CEO of Microsoft
One of the world's richest people
Bill Gates is one of the richest people in the world. He is known to be the founder and creator of Microsoft. The Microsoft Operating System is the...
  • Death of both sons
  • Near-fatal burn accident
Peace activist
Saved lives at Boston Marathon bombing in 2013
Carlos Arredondo, known by some as the ‘Boston Marathon Cowboy,’ is a peace activist, American Red Cross volunteer, and suicide...
  • Poverty.
  • Hardships in space.
Kalpana Chawala
Congressional Space Medal of Honor
NASA Space Flight Medal
Recently the movie “Gravity” was released, which depicted the dangers and beauty of being in outter space. It got me thinking about...
  • Death of a spouse
  • Legal battles for gay marriage
Credited for Constitutional changes supporting gay marriage
Edith Windsor is credited as having helped the gay marriage movement in America immensely.  She was with her spouse, Thea Spyer, for over four...
  • Overcame his condition Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Unable to Walk
Lived his Life to the fullest
Became a great spiritualist
This is a documentary that shows the story of Jonny Kennedy (born November 4 1996 – September 26 2003) was a man that lives in England, and...
  • Both parents are dead by age 12
  • Joined World War I
One of Britain's greatest writers
His novel became a best seller
Since The Hobbit has been waited by fans for its next episode, let me tell you something about the author of the book. J.R.R. Tolkien is a poet and...
  • Lost 13- year-old daughter to a hit and run drunk driver
Candy Lightner
Founded MADD to help promote awareness
Candace "Candy" Lightner's life has been affected in many ways by drunk drivers. When her daughter Serena was only 18 months old,...
  • Was in a plane crash.
  • Had to survive in -37C temperature.
  • Had to eat human flesh to stay alive.
Nando Parrado
co-authored the 2006 book Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
Official Website: http://www.parrado.com/ While flying, most people fear a plane crash or hijacking. There have been some incredible stories of...

"Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears. "

Gillian Anderson
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