"All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of it's handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods into jagged little pieces, beyond repair."
-from Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Now it's your turn. Name something you have overcome from your childhood OR name/describe some one you admire for overcoming their childhood.