8 Inspirational Personalities Who Have Overcome the Odds ...


Great people who achieve great things are always inspirational to us. It helps us appreciate how ordinary people can overcome extraordinary odds and become leaders of nations, communities, sports and business empires. Here are 8 inspirational personalities who have overcome the odds.

1. Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the first black US president, an accomplishment that will forever be recorded on the history books. His background reveals an extremely non-political upbringing ranging from Hawaii, Indonesia and parts of the US. His election campaign was probably the most successful aspect of his journey as he managed to defeat Hillary Clinton, the leader and favorite by all accounts.

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