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Has to be the most astonishing self-made man I ever read about (Start with his becoming a brilliant lawyer by reading in the librar y)
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He had almost every possible strike against him

Mother was a raped 14 year old,. Dropped out of school in 8th grade, fought epilepsy and mental illness. I'm sure I'm forgetting a lot more more but see for yourselves

And he became famous jurist, arguing numerous landmark decisions some of which were named after him,.`What drive and determination!
(Not to mention brilliance and principles)

He even continued to work from his bed when he became paralyzed late in life


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Quite a life !

Condolences to his family and friends.


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