A few of the most well-known folks on the earth have endured trials and tribulations that finally helped carve their character — and in some circumstances, a pivotal individual of their lives then helped them make distinguished contributions to advance the course of human historical past.
Tapping into this fact, Fox Information contributor Raymond Arroyo, a bestselling writer, has devoted himself to creating a brand new kids’s books collection referred to as the “Turnabout Tales” for America’s households.
The primary one to be revealed is all about an inventor many individuals thought they knew.
Out this Tuesday, March 21, from HarperCollins/Zonderkidz, is a ebook about Thomas Alva Edison referred to as “The Sudden Mild of Thomas Alva Edison.”
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, AUGUST 12, 1877, THOMAS EDISON INVENTS THE PHONOGRAPH
“I love historical past,” Arroyo, primarily based in New Orleans, informed Fox Information Digital in a cellphone interview.
“And after I’m not studying mysteries, I am studying historical past and biographies,” he stated.
But it was a nugget from a biographical tome on Edison that primarily stopped Arroyo in his tracks when he found it, he stated.