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8 Successful Stars Who Have Overcome Learning Disabilities (PHOTOS)

solange knowlesWhen people think of celebrities, they usually envision fab lifestyles with tons of cash and servants at their disposal. But the stars are more like us than most people imagine, especially when it comes to learning disabilities. Not even the rich and famous can escape the struggles of these disorders, which are often diagnosed in childhood but can make some aspects of everyday life more difficult for a lifetime. 

Take a look at 8 stars who have overcome learning disabilities to reach the pinnacle of success. They are all quite inspiring. 

 

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nonmember avatar Tia T

Wow .. you are going to p.o. a lot of people. Of all you wrote about I didn't see one case of a true learning disability.

godde... goddess99

... I love Robin Williams.

mrswi... mrswillie

I like Robin Williams and Bruce Willis.

delan... delanna6two

Great success stories...happy for them:)

elasmimi elasmimi

I knew about Tom Cruise, but not the others. And did I not just read an article that said Whoopie was home schooled?

jessi... jessicasmom1

Good for them to over come this 

RobynS RobynS

Good for them! :)

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