The Importance of Obstacles

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which (s)he has overcome.”

—Booker T. Washington

Make a list of the obstacles you have overcome in life. Choose one to write about in detail. Tell us about the obstacle and what you had to do to overcome it. Tell us the whole story, not just the headlines. Show us through your words, what an incredible challenge this was for you.

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