Overcoming Obstacles

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My Reading Essay How does somebody overcome obstacles ? For someone to overcome obstacles they have to try their best and be confident of them self. I have 2 questions though…… Did Michael Phelps overcome any obstacles? Or how about Gertrude Ederle? I am going to talk about these persons and about how they overcame obstacles that went past their lives. They were both swimmers (Just to let you know). Michael Phelps began swimming at the age of 7. But He was soon diagnosed with ADHD when he was in the 6th grade. They told him that if he wanted to overcome that obstacle he could start to swim. He took medication for several years. He also tried his best to make sure that he stayed focused and tried to control his behavior so that

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