10 People Living the American Dream
BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Times may be tough, but the "American Dream" is alive and well.
The idea that hard work and perseverance can pay off is embedded into the American psyche and a cause for celebration.
The following are 10 people whose poor, mundane or troubled pasts didn't hold them back from becoming true American success stories, starting with:
John D. Rockefeller
Rockefeller is America's first business superstar, and that his rise to legendary status came after a impoverished childhood makes his story all the more legendary.
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