I am not an animal, I am not an Elephant, I cut and bleed like you. Am a human being with PAINS and emotion.
                           ...JOSEPH MERRICK

Have you ever been in a state where you think it's over, you can't take it and you want to STOP trying?. 
      How much life lessons do you learn from and from where or whom are they coming from? Those way handsome, beautiful , smart, healthy and my financially stable than yourself?.
     Well it's not bad to, but how about discovering that there had and is still things to learn from those You, I and in fact nobody ever I repeat ever thought would make it the way they did. That is, these people survived against all odds, against all excuses, against all rejection and inabilities.
     Get ready as we move into an endless world of possibilities you never thought possible. 
       Read to the end, you might never know where your bulb lights up.


Even as many remember the mathematician and physics guru for his ground breaking discoveries and studies very few could relate to the fact that this man was disabled before he was ever able to do anything.

The Mathematician/Physicist who had a learning disability and did not speak until age 3. He had a very difficult time doing maths in school. It was also very hard for him to express himself through writing.
     While physical disabilities was obvious, Alberta learning disabilities were secrete and painfully embracing as he moved from school to school and in most cases falling most subjects.

  History had it that Albert never spoke a word until he figured out thing were going wrong.
I.e at age 3 when he finally spoke on a dinning table, he was asked by his mum why he waited that long to speak and he replied.
    'Befor now things around here seemed normal'
        Things might not be how they suppose to Now, yes but would you give up?... no I suggest You rather speak up! and discover your latent potentials of grace and impact.


Merrick was born in Leicester and began to develop abnormally during the first few years of his life. His mother died when he was 11 and his father soon remarried. Rejected by his father and stepmother, he left home and went to live with his uncle Charles Merrick. 

In 1879, 17-year-old Merrick entered the Leicester Union Workhouse.  In 1884 he contacted a showman named Sam Torr and proposed that Torr should exhibit him. Torr arranged for a group of men to manage Merrick, whom they named the Elephant Man.

 After touring the East Midlands , Merrick travelled to London to be exhibited in a penny gaff shop rented by showman Tom Norman . Norman's shop was visited by surgeon Frederick Treves who invited Merrick to be examined. After Merrick was displayed by Treves at a meeting of the Pathological Society of London in 1884, Norman's shop was closed by the police [4] and Merrick joined Sam Roper's circus and was toured in Europe. 

In Belgium , Merrick was robbed by his road manager and abandoned in Brussels. He eventually made his way back to the London Hospital where he was allowed to stay for the rest of his life. 

Treves visited him daily, and the pair developed quite a close friendship. Merrick also got visits from the wealthy ladies and gentlemen of London society, including
Alexandra, Princess of Wales and his fame grew like wild fire. Before his DEATH Merrick was know all over Europe and some part of America
Merrick during his final days

Although the official cause of his death was asphyxia , Treves, who performed the autopsy on the body, said that Merrick had died of a dislocated neck.
    With such disabilities and rejections Joseph still had it in mind to fend for himself instead of begging for food. Such is the worth of a true man/woman.
     So I ask but one question if he could do it, then why can't You?. Do not give up.

The legendary  Stevie wonder with a curious and admiring  Micheal Jackson by his side

Legendary musician, singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder was born blind, due to being six weeks premature and the blood vessels at the back of his eyes not having yet reached maturation.
Considered a child prodigy, Stevie signed with his first record label at age 11, Motown’s Tamla label, and has been performing since. Over his wildly successful music career, Stevie has recorded more than 30 American top ten hits, including his singles “Superstition,” “Sir Duke”, and “I Just Called to Say I Love You.”
  He also played a key role in the vocals behind the USA for Africa sound track "we are the world". 
Stevie moves and acts so well you had only believe his blind when he tells you
        With no sight if Wonder can make it that popular sure why can't You, So? Do not give up!.

Nick giving an inspirational and motivational  talk 

Nick Vujicic is another world-famous celebrity with a disability, and
founder of Life Without Limbs - an organization for people with physical disabilities.

Vujicic was born in 1982 with no limbs. He claims that as a child he suffered ridicule and discrimination, and tried to commit suicide but, with time, he learned to see his own potential.
 He is currently giving motivational talks around the world, has written several books and is a regular on talk shows and TV programs. He became very famous when starring in the touching short film " The Butterfly Circus".
       His fame since then has known no bound all over the world he has toured impacting into people's lives and giving smiles to all.
        If a man with no legs and hands would make it this far without giving up common dear...Why give up?.


A theoretical physicist, astrophysicist, cosmologist, and eminent scientist, Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with ALS at age 21 : he was given 2 more years to live. He lived until he was 76-years-old.

He had been paralyzed from head to toe for over thirty years and used a voice synthesiser to be able to communicate, and a wheelchair that he operated through slight movements of the head and eyes.
His bravery was priceless, never give up was his watch word and sure with an IQ matched by only a handful this seemingly  disabled man has written him name on the soils of History and time.
He is arguably the best scientist of our modern era, touring round the world giving lectures and talks via aids. His fame was priceless and indeed significance

Hawkins was paralyzed  from head to toe, are you? So Why give up?

Go out and show the world your worth.

Do you have any one in mind that should be in the list?, feel free to let us know.

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