Sometimes we envy celebrities for having perfect lives. Little do we know, however, that a lot of these stars have struggled just like the rest of us.
So if you’re feeling a little down and thinking that you’re just not lucky enough, you better think again. Here are ten inspiring stories from celebrities who turned struggles into success.
1. Walt Disney
Disney is a billion-dollar company. But before its success, Walt Disney had to declare bankruptcy due to lack of funding just a year after opening his company.
2. Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan is a living legend. But he had a hard time being picked for a basketball team as he was considered to be too short. He may not be the tallest basketball player, but he’s definitely one of the best.
3. Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone wrote the script for Rocky during the lowest point of his life. We all know now that Rocky is arguably one of the best films ever made.
4. Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey lived in a van with his dad. They were too poor that Carrey had to quit school at 15 to work as a janitor and a tire factory job.
5. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp was prone to self-harm. He started smoking and doing dr ugs at a very young age.
6. Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs was fired from his own company.
7. Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein is considered a genius, but he wasn’t a good student at all. He skipped classes and used to copy notes.
8. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise lived in poverty. On top of that, his father was abusive.
9. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey had always shared his tough childhood. She lived in poverty, was neglected, and endured physical and se xual abuse.
10. Stephen King
Stephen King’s first novel was rejected 30 times but never stopped writing.
So yes, never lose hope, people. Always remember that “life is not a problem to be solved, but a gift to be enjoyed.”
21 Cool Teachers Who’ll Make You Want To Be In Their Classes
I want to be in #11’s class!
Teachers are among the main people that shape a kid’s mind, character, and outlook in life. There are so many kinds of teachers out there, but unfortunately, we mostly remember the scary and mean ones.
However, you always have a choice to not focus on those “terror teachers,” because there are a lot of terrific ones that could brighten up your day. Here are 21 cool teachers who will make you want to be in their classes.
1. When your teacher can draw a world map from memory.
4,800 People Line Up In The Rain For Hours To Save A Boy’s Life
The boy’s parents and doctors are hoping they’d find a stem cell match as soon as possible.
Five-year-old boy Oscar Saxelby-Lee of Worcester has a rare type of cancer and his family is desperately trying to save his life. According to the doctors, the poor child only has about three months to find a matching stem cell donor to treat his Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL).
In a touching moment that has since inspired the internet, a record-breaking number of 4,855 people showed up and stayed in line for hours - despite the rain - to be tested as potential donors.
30 Bitter Truths By Truth Potato That Are Too Relatable
#6 is really deep.
Our environment, circumstances, and the bitter truths we face in our lives mostly define our reality. It’s not always pleasant as sometimes the truth hurts, and it’s a sad part of life that you have to accept.
Hearing the truth is not always fun, and more often than not, you’ll think that people who told you the harsh realities are simply hating on you. So why not hear it from an adorable potato with awkwardly tiny hands and button eyes? Here are 30 bitter truths by Truth Potato that are just too relatable.
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