If you follow your passion with determination, the results will surprise you and everyone around you. Here is a list of some extraordinary children who pushed themselves toward success. Get inspired by their success stories and build your own:
He dropped out of school in 9th grade to experiment and take a different approach to learn by actually doing things. He is widely famous for making India’s first 3D printer at the age of 13. Among other things, he has also made an ‘eye-pad’ for the blind with MIT in 2013.
At the age of 11, Balamurali graduated from high school and co-authored a research book on AIDS. He graduated from New York University when he was just 13 years old. He graduated as MD with distinction at the age of 17 and entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest doctor.
He is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest director of a feature film. He had already acted in 24 feature films by the age of 10 and also directed his first feature film, ‘C/o Footpath’ at this tender age. He also won the TiE – Aspire Young Achiever award in 2012 and was included in Forbes India 30 under 30 list in 2014.
Pravin Kumar Gorakavi
This young man recognized 27 mathematical equations for an ideal calendar, designed a calendar for 40,000 years and rendered it into Braille script for the blind. He made an artificial leg with the ability for knee and ankle movements when he was just 15 years old. He is also the youngest recipient of “Outstanding Engineer/Scientist for the year 2009-10” from FAPCCI
When he was just 8 years old, he was named India’s Google boy because of his extraordinary memory and grasping power. He has an IQ of 150 and can answer questions about 213 countries, their GDP, population, source of income, languages, heritage, culture, etc. within seconds. He also appeared on the TV show, Kaun Banega Crorepati which was anchored by Amitabh Bachchan.
Now that you know about these exceptional success stories, get inspired by them and begin writing your own!
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