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Didn't Get Enough Points? Neither Did We.

For many young people, today is the day when they can leave off biting their fingernails. Today their Leaving Cert results come through. If you are one of those young people, and your points don’t quite add up, don’t worry. All is not lost. Einstein failed his exams. The list of illustrious people who bombed at school or who didn’t even go – never mind take a test, would be gratifyingly long: Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Darwin, Steven Spielberg, Harry Houdini, to name just a few of many. And then there are the people like me. When at school, I failed every single exam I sat. Sometimes, I just wrote my name at the top of the paper and doodled until a bell rang and a sonorous voice said: put do

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