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Although, not all these famous people have been "officially diagnosed," they have us who
have similar challenges.
Leonardo da Vinci
Alexander Graham Bell
Hans Christian Anderson
Gen. George Patton
John F. Kennedy
David H. Murdock
Werner von Braun
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Luci Baines Johnson Nugent
George Bush's children
F. Scott Fitzgerald
George C. Scott
George Bernard Shaw
FAMOUS PEOPLE WITH LD
Edison was thrown
out of school and his
schooled him for
"Do not worry about your problems
in mathematics. I assure you, my
problems with mathematics are
much greater than yours."
"We cannot solve our problems with
the same thinking we used when we
|THOUGHTS TO PONDER
Einstein was four years old before he could speak and seven before he could read.
Isaac Newton did poorly in grade school.
When Thomas Edison was a boy, his teachers told him he was too stupid to learn anything.
A newspaper editor fired Walt Disney because he had "No good ideas"
Caruso's music teacher told him "You can't sing, you have no voice at all."
Leo Tolstoy flunked out of college.
Verner Von Braun flunked 9th grade algebra.
Admiral Richard E. Byrd had been retired from the navy, as, "Unfit for service" until he flew over both
Louis Pasteur was rated as mediocre in chemistry when he attended the Royal College
Abraham Lincoln entered The Black Hawk War as a captain and came out a private
Fred Waring was once rejected from high school chorus.
Winston Churchill failed the sixth grade.
Determined to Succeed
A LEGEND IN AVIATION
Orville and Wilbur Wright:
Two boys with explosive behaviour,
who changed the world forever.
Henry Winkler AKA
Henry Winkler grew up with "a
high level of low self-esteem".
Throughout elementary school
and high school, he struggled
with academics. This was due to
what he would later identify as
|Life With LD: