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Shakespeare's rags-to-riches story is exposed as a myth

William Shakespeare - his reputation as dramatist and poet actor is unique and he is considered by many to be the greatest playwright of all time, although many of the facts of his life remain mysterious.

AMBITION AND DESIRE: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOSEPHINE BONAPARTE by Kate Williams The rag to riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon's heart, written by CNN's official royal historian.


Story Before Bedtime: The Invisible Warrior. A Native American legend about a powerful chief and the way he eventually finds a beautiful wife. Often compared to the story of Cinderella, this rags to riches tale holds an emphasis on good, honest morals conquering all evil.

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin - how high fantasy should be done. 5 out of 5 stars.

from Us Weekly

Celebrities Who Went From Rags to Riches

Sung-Bong Choi's love for music got him off the streets and into a musical competition. In this, the story is told by the broadcaster. You can also find the video where he is first on stage. When you see the change in confidence in his eyes from then to what you see in his eyes here, it is real inspiration.

from Business Insider

From dirt poor to a $7 billion fortune — the incredible rags-to-riches story of Ralph Lauren