How one inventor went from making frisbees to one of the best coffeemakers in the world.
On this Presidents’ Day, let’s all marvel at the fact that our 10th president John Tyler, who was born in 1790, has TWO LIVING GRANDSONS.
After winning an honorary Academy Award at the age of 6 and earning $3 million before puberty, Shirley Temple grew up to be a level-headed adult. When her cancerous left breast was removed in 1972, at a time when operations for cancer were shrouded in secrecy, she held a news conference in her hospital room to speak out about her mastectomy and to urge women discovering breast lumps not to “sit home and be afraid.” She is widely credited with helping to make it acceptable to talk about breast cancer.
Here’s lookin’ at you, cookie.