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Important People in David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Malcolm Gladwell
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David Boies

David Boies suffered from dyslexia. He couldn’t read at all until third grade with only slow progress after that. He never excelled in school and after high school got a job in construction. His wife felt there was a genius beneath his retiring exterior and urged him to continue his education. David chose the University of Redlands, a small school not many people heard of, to begin his college education. He worked hard because he knew he had to and did well. But when he faced a number of courses that required heavy reading in order to finish his degree, he was faced with an almost impossible challenge. David learned that he could apply for law school without an undergraduate degree which is exactly what he did.

There was a lot of reading in law school but Boies was able to find case summaries that...

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