Losing My Virginity: The Autobiography Characters

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Richard Branson

Richard Branson is the author and autobiographical subject of Losing My Virginity. Richard's childhood instills a drive for challenges and derring-do that characterizes his adult life as an entrepreneur. He is raised in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Before dying at ninety-nine, his grandmother writes Richard, telling him to make the most of life because there's only one go at it. By the age of eleven he wins all the races and is captain of the football, rugby and cricket teams at his first boarding school, Scaitcliffe Preparatory. He sets a record in the long jump, so academics no longer matter. He tears a cartilage and has an operation. The doctor denies him any further sports participation.

Frustrated as a student with dyslexia, Richard finds that fantasizing about the future is one of his favorite pastimes. His deficiencies in math and science are offset by his vivid imagination...

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