Author: Doug Wright

Isaac Newton never gave up

By Doug Wright   Issac Newton one of the greatest, philosophers and mathematicians of all time   “A sickly baby he wasn’t expected to survive much past birth”   He was one of the biggest names of the 18th century’s scientific revolution in the 1700s, and unarguably one of the greatest scientists of all time. But Sir Isaac Newton had a less than stellar start in life. The only son of a prosperous farmer who died before he was born, he was such a sickly baby he wasn’t expected to survive much past birth. However, he did, and later...

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Oprah Never Gave Up

By Doug Wright You’d have to have been living under a rock for the last thirty years to be unaware of Oprah Winfrey. She is ‘The Queen of All Media’, the first African American billionaire, the woman who came from humble beginnings and pulverised every glass ceiling and obstacle that came her way to emerge at the top – gracious, dignified and the most influential woman in the world.   “Oprah grew up in poverty, relating how she was teased for wearing dresses made from potato sacks”   Oprah was born in 1954 in Mississippi. Her mother was unmarried...

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J K Rowling never gave up

By Doug Wright J K Rowling (Joanne) is a household name, the author of the phenomenally successful “Harry Potter” book series, which follows the fortunes of young Harry Potter and his friends as they attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and join in a quest to defeat the evil Lord Voldemort.   These books (as of 2013) have sold more than 500 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 73 languages. This makes Harry Potter the most successful bestselling series in history. And of course, the books also spawned a highly popular movie series, associated merchandise and...

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Stephen King never gave up 

By Doug Wright   Stephen King (born in 1947) has terrified, horrified, disgusted and entertained millions of readers and viewers worldwide. He is, of course, the highly successful, multi award-winning writer of novels, short stories, novellas and screenplays. Many of his written works have been turned into movies, television shows and comic books. The main genre he is known for is horror, although he has written science fiction, fantasy and drama, and has written bestselling non-fiction books as well.     Stephen King and his brother David, were brought up by his mother after his father “went out to...

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The rocky path to success

By Doug Wright   Sylvester Stallone is known worldwide as an incredibly successful actor, director, screen writer and producer. And yet, Stallone has had to overcome disability and disadvantage to get to where he is today. “He is unable to use parts of his lips and tongue” When Stallone was born, his doctors were forced to use two pairs of forceps to assist him through the birth canal. One of them slipped and severed a nerve, paralysing the lower left side of his face. As a consequence, he is unable to use parts of his lips and tongue. This...

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