The importance of encouragement

Harvey Mackay
Thomas Edison’s teacher said he was a bad student. His mother was angry at that characterization, took him out of school and taught him at home. Edison gave this account of the incident in an interview published on Nov. 29, 1907: “One day I overheard the teacher tell the inspector that I was ‘addled,’ and…

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