Thomas Alva Edison

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Thomas Alva Edison

  1. 1. Thomas Alva Edison<br />“I didn’t fail 10,000 times trying to invent the light bulb. I simply documented 10,000 ways it wouldn’t work”<br />
  2. 2. Accomplishments<br />
  3. 3. 1093 patents in his name<br />
  4. 4. Widely credited with many inventions which revolutionized mass communication<br />
  5. 5. invented the first commercially practical incandescent light bulb<br />
  6. 6. Adversity<br />“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.  The most certain way to succeed is to keep trying.” –Thomas Edison<br />
  7. 7. Suffered learning difficulties and hearing problems as a boy<br />
  8. 8. Documented 10,000 failed attempts on light bulb<br />

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