What is perseverance?


[ ˌpərsəˈvi(ə)rəns ]


noun: perseverance

    steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success:

    "his perseverance with the technique illustrates his single-mindedness"

    synonyms: persistence · tenacity · determination · staying power ·

How did J.K Rowling persevere?

J.K Rowling may have a lot of money from Harry Potter, but before she published the series of novels she was nearly broke, severely depressed, divorced, trying to raise a child on her own while attending school and writing a novel. Rowling went from depending on welfare to survive to being one of the richest women in the world in a span of only five years through her hard work and determination. Rowling persevered by being so close to poor, raising a child on her own, attending class and writing a novel all while she was struggling.
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How did Oprah Winfrey persevere?

Oprah Winfrey, most people know Oprah as one of the most iconic faces on TV as well as one of the richest and most successful women in the world. Oprah faced a hard road to get to that position, however, enduring a rough and often abusive childhood as well as numerous career setbacks including being fired from her job as a television reporter because she was “unfit for tv.”
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