• 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,...
  • Failed seven different times
Founded Macy's Department Store
I'm sure you are familiar with Macy's Department Store- after all, they put on the big Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Well, the...
  • Born without arms.
Jessica Cox
Guinness World Record: The Only Pilot to Fly With Their Feet.
US Inspiration Awards for Women 2012: Most Aspirational....
You have heard of the saying, "The sky is the limit", but here is a woman who actually proves that the sky is the limit. Meet Jessica Cox...
  • amputated from the pelvis down
  • 12 months in intensive training
Spencer West
Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro
Raised $500,000 for drought relief and clean water projects in Kenya
This is Spencer West. There aren’t many people in the world like him. At age 5 he tragically lost both his legs, with doctors assuring him that...
  • His book Carrie was rejected 30 times.
  • A ten year battle with drug and alcohol addiction.
  • Injuries sustained after being struck by a mini-van.
Stephen King at Comic Con.
Successful Horror Writer
Stephen King is a tremendously successful writer who has continuously produced many successful novels for several years. However, it was repeatedly...
  • Pancreatic Cancer
Randy Pausch
Pittsburgh City Council declared November 19, 2007 to be "Dr. Randy Pausch Day".
In May 2008, Pausch was...
Official website: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~pausch/ Death is an inevitable part of life. When it is time for farewells, there are so many ways to do...
  • Poverty
  • Growing up without a father
NBA Champion
LeBron James was born in Akron, Ohio, a decaying Rust Belt city, to a single mother in 1984.  Growing up in poverty while his mother jumped...
  • Got her leg amputated at a young age.
Sudha Chandran
Aclaimed Bharatnatyam dancer.
Succesful actress.
Dancing is a beautiful form of art which celebrates the expression of human emotions. The best dancers loose themselves in this art once they are on...

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Bob Marley
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