10 Famous People Who Overcame Disabilities

Famous people, much like yourselves, are human beings, which means they are fully capable of suffering from a debilitating disabilities. Some of these medical conditions have left famous actors, athletes, and musicians completely incapacitated, and yet many of them overcome these issues in an effort to make great content for the viewers. It takes quite a bit of internal strength to overcome a disability and lead a normal life, and some strive their entire lives to do so. Here are ten famous people who overcame their disabilities to be great.

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey is known for his comedy movies and funny faces, but fans probably don’t know of the series depression he faced as a young teenager. He was poor and sick, which led to his depression.


Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven, the famous composer, was known for creating works of art. But the man was completely deaf and depressed. He did not let either of those quell his passion, though.

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