Beating the Odds: A Teen Guide to 75 Superstars Who Overcame Adversity

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Accident 1
  • Adultery 5
  • Ageism 9
  • Agoraphobia 13
  • AIDS 17
  • Anorexia and Bulimia 21
  • Asthma 26
  • Bariatric Surgery 31
  • Bipolarity 35
  • Biracialism 39
  • Birth Defect 44
  • Brain, Lung, and Testicular Cancer 48
  • Capture 53
  • Career Dissatisfaction 57
  • Cerebral Aneurysm 61
  • Child Abuse 66
  • Civil War 70
  • Congenital Glaucoma 74
  • Custody Battle 78
  • Deafness 83
  • Death of a Brother 87
  • Death Threat 91
  • Dyslexia 95
  • Family Secrets 100
  • FBI Most Wanted List 104
  • Foreign Birth 108
  • Foster Care 113
  • Gangs 118
  • Gender Misidentification 122
  • Genetic Defect 126
  • Ghetto Upbringing 130
  • Grief 135
  • Heart Disease 140
  • Hillbilly Background 144
  • HIV 148
  • Holocaust 153
  • Hydrocephalus 157
  • Identity Crisis 162
  • Illegitimacy 166
  • Imprisonment 170
  • Integration 175
  • Japanese Internment 180
  • Loss 185
  • Low School Achievement 189
  • Lyme Disease 193
  • McCarthyism 198
  • Militarism 202
  • Myasthenia Gravis 206
  • Nazism 211
  • Paraplegia 216
  • Parkinson’s Disease 220
  • Police Brutality 224
  • Polio 228
  • Political Asylum 233
  • Preeclampsia 237
  • Public Ridicule 241
  • Racist Parent 246
  • Rape 250
  • Religious Fanaticism 254
  • Residue of Slavery 258
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis 262
  • Sexism 267
  • Sexual Harassment 271
  • Speech Defect 275
  • Spousal Abuse 279
  • Stalking 284
  • Suicide of a Spouse 288
  • Survivor Guilt 292
  • Third World Poverty 297
  • Tyranny 301
  • Urban Violence 306
  • Usurpation 310
  • Wartime Displacement 315
  • Whistle-Blowing 319
  • Widowhood 323
  • Glossary 329
  • Filmography 333
  • General Bibliography 335
  • Index 339
  • About the Author 349
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