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“Disability need not be an obstacle to success”Stephen Hawking
Not all people born on the Earth are perfectly normal. Though many of them are born without any disabilities some people are exceptions to it. Yet such people do not give upon their lives. There are many people who have succeeded to a great height , than a normal born person. Among various disabilities Dyslexia is one among them.
Whoopi Goldberg is an American actor, author, comedian, and television personality. Even before she came to about that she had this disability the kids in her school tagged her as a dumb one. As all mothers her mother also had hope on her and encouraged her. She made sure that her daughter should never hear to such comments .Her mom told her she could be anything she wanted to be. Goldberg believed her and grew up to become a comedian and talk-show host and one of only about a dozen people to have won a Grammy, an Academy Award, an Emmy, and a Tony Award.
Keira Knightley was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was 6. But she never let that overtake her. She used her love of acting to help motivate her. The Pirates of the Caribbean star made good on her half of the bargain, using movie scripts to practice reading. She went on to become one of Hollywood’s highest-earning actresses.
Tom Cruise is one of the most famous action heroes of modern times suffered from severe dyslexia. This disability never stopped Tom Cruise from doing stunts which can make any normal person faint in a matter of seconds. He once said, “Nothing ends nicely, that’s why it ends. This persistence explains why he has reached such heights.
Walt Disney ,from his childhood was a victim of dyslexia from his childhood and had difficulties in reading due to his learning disorder. Disney’s upbeat attitude can be clearly seen in his quote “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible”. And then he became an American entrepreneur, animator, writer, voice actor, and film producer. He is a pioneer of the American animation industry.
George Washington- if a person who suffered from dyslexia throughout his life can become the first president of the United States, then no PwD should ever be criticized or deprived of any opportunity as greatness lies within the soul. George Washington once said, “99% of failures come from people who make excuses.”
Albert Einstein -The Father of Theory of Relativity was one of the most famous people with disabilities. He faced difficulty in learning and was not unable to speak until he was 3 years old. He faced major issues in doing the basic maths in school. Expressing himself by writing was also a mammoth task for him. One of his famous quotes was “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”