Born as the youngest of seven siblings
Attended only 3 months of formal education
His repeated questioning and his inability to follow instructions irritated his teachers
He acquired self-education through reading
Despite his disinterest at school, he read every book on the library shelf.
As a youngster he tried various odd jobs to earn a living
He had a talent for business and successfully printed the Grand Truck Herald
But at an early age he developed a severe deafness which left him 90% deaf
Yet, he did not give up on his dreams
Thomas Alva Edison became known as a prolific inventor, inventing motion picture camera of the electric blub and phonograph.
If he was undeterred by his failure and his deafness, you too should not give up on your dreams to leave an impact on the world.
He once said “I have not failed, I just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Never give up on your dreams.