Abraham Lincoln and Walt Disney
How they overcame their obsticals
Abraham Lincoln's Childhood
Abe's childhood was rough. His family moved several times from Kentucky. When he got to Illinois he wasn't interested in being a farmer but started splitting rails and clearing up his fathers barn. He got elected to lead the company of soldiers. Later he admitted he gave more satisfaction than any election he had ever one. He worked on a riverboat, ran a store and thought about being a blacksmith. Instead he decided to study the law and started his own successful law of practice. Finally in 1860 Lincoln ran for president and won.
Depression and Finding A distributer
- Of the estimated 17.5 million Americans who are affected by some form of depression, 9.2 million have major or clinical depression
- Two-thirds of people suffering from depression do not seek necessary treatment
- Women experience depression about twice as often as men
Lincolns Depression and Walt's Animations
He over came depression
He overcame finding a distributer for his cartoons and won a academy award for his cartoons.
Steam Boat Willie
Mickey Mouse: Steamboat Willie (1928)