Even physical defects and limited opportunities did not influence these people in their wish to achieve the goal, and this fact once again confirms the significance of willpower and firm intentions.
Only a few people know that the Rocky’s expressive steel jaw is a birth defect of Sylvester, which he received as a result of medical interfering in the process of his birth. As a child, Stallone practically did not feel the tongue and skin of the lower jaw; because of a violation of the peripheral innervation of these areas he had almost immobile position. The defect caused bullying from other kids, but this fact has only hardened the character of Sylvester and taught him to defend his interests at any cost.
Famous actor who played Lieutenant Colombo, had lost one eye as a child. The reason for this was a cancer. The tumor was removed, but due to the fact that it has grown into the eye, it had to be replaced with a prosthesis. At first it was a glass, and it gave Peter a terrible inconvenience, so the parents of the actor quickly found money to buy a plastic prosthesis, which was much more convenient in use. Because of this defect the sport was forbidden, but it didn’t prevent Peter from becoming an actor. Moreover, Falk was able to turn a significant disadvantage into an advantage. Just remember, how did he skillfully imitate the famous Stalin’s squint or during a basketball game, how did he launched his prosthesis into a judge, and shouted “Can you do that?”