- Franklin Roosevelt was paralyzed from the waist down when he was 39 years old.
- Stephen King’s first novel “Carrie” was declined 30 times by the publisher.
- Ben Franklin dropped out of school when he was 10 years old.
- Bill Gates’ first business failed.
- Albert Einstein didn’t speak until he was four years old.
- Vincent Van Gogh only sold one painting during his lifetime.
- Thomas Edison failed 10,000 times to create a light bulb.
- Steven Spielberg was declined twice to USC.
Central Middle School 6th grader William Lovelace discovered the people whom you never thought had to overcome adversity.