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Lewis Carroll
The author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was a brilliant mathematician and a left-hander in a right-handed world. Born during the Victorian era, Carroll endured many efforts to try to "correct" his left-handedness, but they had a detrimental effect on the shy child and led him to stammer. It's believed that his resounding literary success was in part due to the comfort he took from being in his imaginary world.

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