Another Dyslexic Genius: Wall Street Titan Gary Cohn

Jun 2, 2015 | Famous Dyslexics

“As a kid growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, Cohn was diagnosed with dyslexia, a reading disorder. He struggled in school. By the time he was in sixth grade, he had attended four different schools. Teachers and classmates had written him off as an “idiot.” Cohn has even said publicly that he was a “horrible” student. 

What’s more is his teachers were unsure of his trajectory in life. One teacher even told his parents if they were really lucky that he might grow up to be a truck driver.”

This is a segment out of an interesting article that highlights the mindset and huge advantages of dyslexic individuals.

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