It All Began With Failure. 

Food for thought.

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You want to know the secret to greatness? I can sum it up in one word– FAIL. That’s right, F-A-I-L, FAIL.

I have failed a lot in my life. And it’s interesting to me, the things at which I have failed, I now want to do the most.

I failed a literary class at Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota. It was one book, one awesome, amazingly written book, that caused me to fail. I didn’t want to read it. I tried because the professor always gave us a quiz where we would have to know details, I mean, tiny, miniscule details of the book. What was the book? A River Runs Through It. Now, here I find myself awake at quarter to three in the morning and I am researching Norman Maclean and his family history and where he wrote his book. Why? Because it is now one of…

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