Lennie, Crooks, and candy are all men who have been ostracized and somewhat isolated from all the other men at the ranch in which Lennie and George work. Although they are different, they share a common feature and it is that they are all considered outcasts for many reasons. For example, Lennie it considered and quite frankly labeled as an outcast for the following reasons: His mental retardation, his poor sense of ethics, and to me apprehensively his appearance. Obviously is not treated like how a grown man should be treated which was resulting in him being labeled an "outcast".Steve Jobs was just 30 years old, wildly successful, fabulously wealthy and a global celebrity. And then it all came crashing down.
He had revolutionized personal computing and created an iconic brand - only to be forced out of the company he had built into a billion-dollar colossus.
"I was out -- and very publicly out," he recalled in a commencement speech at Stanford University. "What had been the focus of my entire adult life was gone, and it was devastating." He added, "I was a very public failure."
History is filled with trailblazers who stumbled before finding success. But Steve Jobs' career followed a different arc: a meteoric rise, a humbling fall, and then one amazing comeback, perhaps the most spectacular second act of all time.
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