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People who have overcome obstacles

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Kathryn Larsen

on 13 December 2013

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Transcript of People who have overcome obstacles

Alec Templeton
Alec Templeton was blind from birth and a famous piano player.
James Turber
James Turber was a cartoonist for The New Yorker Magazine
Louis Braille
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt or FDR, was the 32nd president of The U.S.
Stevie Wonder
He was blind as an infant but was signed with Motown records at age 12
Helen Keller
Helen Keller was blind from 19 months old. She was diagnosed with what cou;ld have been The Scarlet Fever or Meningitis.
People Who Have Overcome Obstacles
FDR
Louis became blind when he stabbed himself in the eye with his Fathers awl.
The illness passed, but she was left blind and deaf.
She was the first blind/deaf person to graduate from college.
She became an advocate for those who were also blind and deaf.
He had some vision impairment and other disabilities.
He helped the economy recover and was the only president to ever get elected 4 years in a row.
He is a multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
He still is a famous performer today.
Even though he couldn't see, he still found a way to do what he wanted.
He would have someone read off the notes and he would memorize them.
He became an inventor and made Braille.
It allowed blind people to read and tell stories in another form.
If he weren't blind, it might not have been invented.
He became blind while playing with his brothers
He was unable to play with his brothers and instead went to work.
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