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What Made These Wonder Kids Achievers

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. That little extra can be extra efforts and hard work or it can be simply be a God’s gift.

Making a new history read some amazing childhood and the secret behind making them such extraordinary.

  1. A surgeon at 7 – Akrit Jaswal

Akrit Jaiswal

While most of us were playing with dolls and cars at age of 7 Mr. Akrit Jaswal performed a surgery for a young girl who belonged to a poor family . After this he gained international attention as physician . He was writing and reading at 2 and by the time he was 5 he was reading Shakespeare. At the age of 12 he became the youngest medical student to be admitted to a medical school. 20 now, Akrit is now trying to find a cure for cancer .

Born in village of North India , Akrit’s mother realised that he was special when he would answer graduate level question.

  1. A trans teen inspiring people – Jazz Jennings

Jazz Jennings

Jazz Jennings an American trans woman, YouTube personality , spokemodel, television and LGBTQ right activist. She has lived as a girl since the age of 5, has never been afraid to speak out about her transgender experience when she was still in middle school. Her words have changed life of many and she became the source of light for her community.

Her parents Greg and Jeanette Leggings supported her wholeheartedly realizing her to be a female only when she started speaking.

 

  1. Chef at 8 – Greg Grossman

Greg Grossman

While we all were busy finger licking delicacies our mothers cooked Greg Grossman prepared them at the tinder age of 8. When he was 13 , Mr. Grossman headlined at the National Restaurant Association show and became the youngest cook to be invited by chef Grant Achtaz to work in the Kitchen at Aliena in Chicago . By the time he was 15 he was in high demand to cater parties and was earning in millions.

In an interview told that he never really to ate in any unbelievable restaurant when he was young but his parents always tried to get him eat something that normal wouldn’t. It allowed him to be aware and appreciate different foods at young age .

  1. 13 years old climbs Everest – Jordan Romero

Jordan

Jordan Romero reached the summit of Everest earlier this year making himself the youngest person to climb the mountains. More to that , he has climbed the six highest peaks on every continent. Last one in his bucket list is the hardest Challenge to climb Unison Massif in Antarctica which he intend to climb this December. Just one summit away from completing the seven submit challenges – we wish you good luck for your climb in December!

What inspired him to climb the tallest mountains of each continent was just a painting in the hallway of his school. He was accompanied by his father Paul Romero and his step mother Leigh Anne

  1. Advocate of girls education – Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yusafzai

At the age of 18 fighting with the patriarchal and gender bias norms Malala becomes the youngest ever Nobel Prize Laureate. 3 years after being shot by Taliban while going to school in her nature Pakistan, Malala is now a fierce advocate for girls education in her native Swat Valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan. Girls were banned from education by Taliban here but Malala’s fearless effort have  borne fruits and changed life of many.

She was educated largely by her father Zianddin Yousafzai who himself is a poet, school owner and education activist himself. Zianddin referred to his daughter as something special, permitting her to stay up at night and discuss politics after her two brothers went to bed .

 

To the Kids: These are some extraordinarily ordinary people. But always remember what makes something special is not just what you have to gain but what you feel there is to lose. Always dream and shoot  higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. You only need to be better than yourself .

 

To the Parents: Dear Dear Parents, Do not ask your kids to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is the way to foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonders and the marvels of an ordinary life. Make the ordinary come alive for them. The extraordinary will take care of itself . God has gifted you with something good search it  and work upon it.

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Shreejeeta Ghosh
Shreejeeta, coming forward from the keen interest in classical dance has well stepped into literature and writing, to begin with lifestyle. While pursuing English (H) she has explored writing for college and school magazines and now actively associated with chaaicoffee. Love to research and deliver her best.
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