Known for writing the beloved children’s book Stone Soup, Ann McGovern was a prolific author who wrote more than 50 books that have collectively sold millions of copies all over the world. One of the reasons she loved to write, McGovern noted, was that it helped her deal with her stuttering.
John Paul Larkin, better known by his stage name Scatman John, was an American jazz pianist, songwriter and performer known for his unique “scat-rap” style of singing. Like many others, he initially struggled on his way to fame, but Scatman John ultimately achieved success because of, and not in spite of, his stutter.
It’s quite interesting to read about someone who shares your very same name, and quite sad when that person passes away. Today we learned of the
Former Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams topped the charts with the group’s hit song, “Survivor” in 2001. The song, which encourages people not to give up, is an inspiring message to others like Michelle who have dealt with stuttering.