The Man Who Made Millions by Selling Rocks as Pets

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There are millions of get-rich-quick harebrained ideas dreamed up by people that will never seem to take off. But one man with a bizarre idea during the 1970s have earned millions from an unassuming product that is just downright silly; pet rocks. Gary Ross Dahl who died earlier this year at age 78 will forever live on in history for being the man who invented the “Pet Rock”, a simple toy that took the world by storm in the 70s. He managed to make millions through his “ridiculously successful marketing scheme”.
 

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Forts For The Poor: Nine Year Old Girl Builds Houses For The Homeless All By Herself

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Most kids keep themselves entertained by playing video games or going out with their friends to do various activites. However, nine-year-old Hailey Fort is a child wise beyond her years, she spends her free time earnestly helping out the poor by building houses for the homeless.
 

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What Your Doodles Say About Your Personality

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If you are still schooling or at least remember the time that you were schooling, you may have spent a large portion of your time doodling nonsensical stuff on your notepad out of boredom and disregard of what the teacher is saying. Those insignificant drawings is actually a reflection of your personality, so you might want to pull out any doodles you have drawn in the past, or a friend's, and compare them against this list.
 

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Mother & Son Born Without Arms Can Do Anything You Can

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Imagine doing simple tasks without the use of your arms, it seems impossible but a mother and son duo have been doing it all their lives. Linda Bannon was born without arms which resulted from a rare hereditary condition called Holt-Oram syndrome, which affects bone growth and can cause heart problems. Despite having no hands though, the resilient woman never let her condition stop her from leading a happy and fulfilling life, and she has passed on that amazing spirit to her son too.
 

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Rags To Riches: 10 Celebrity Success Stories

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The road to success is a long and grueling one, but with much perseverance and belief in yourself, you can actually soar to formidable heights. Just ask these celebrities who made their dreams come true by courageously getting over their rough childhoods and tediously carving their way into the industry.
 

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