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20 People Who Overcame Tremendous Obstacles To Make It Big

by Kai / November 03, 2017

They say 97% percent of people give up on their dreams and entrepreneurial aspirations to work for the 3% who didn't. It might be easy to look at the people on the list and think they had it all figured out but all of them had a tough journey to get to where they are today. They show that with hard work and perseverance, you can achieve almost anything. 

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J.K. Rowling

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She is one of the most well-known, if not THE most well-known, writer out there. Most of us have read her Harry Potter novels several times and watched the movies just the same amount. Before she became the creator of the wizarding world of Harry Potter, however, she was a single mother on welfare that was suffering from depression. Nonetheless, she never gave up, even after her first Harry Potter book was rejected 12 times by publishers. The Harry Potter series, today, has sold more than 400 million copies! Would hate to be one of those publishers that rejected her.

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