Pittsburghers

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Pittsburgh Pittsburgh

So….:

So…. How did we get from farmland to a very populated city? Industrialization!! It took a lot of industrial leaders !

There are more!:

There are more!

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#1 I was a very vocal activist who let people know about the dangers of using pesticides without regulation.

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#2 I was the founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1933.

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#3 I am responsible for creating the first vaccine for the Polio virus.

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#4 I am famous for hosting a children’s television program.

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#5 My greatest contribution is with the production of a new type of electricity that rivaled that of Thomas Edison.

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#6 After being stabbed in the upper back and shot through the neck on an assassination attempt, I returned to work a week later.

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#7 According to legend, I was able to purchase my company with $2,500 that I won while gambling on racehorses.

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#8 I was rumored to have been both an elite sharpshooter in Vietnam (with over 100 kills) and a Navy Seal, but was neither. In reality, I was ordained as a Presbyterian minister.

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#9 The new technology that I created was used by others to create a new invention that was used for administering capital punishment.

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#10 “To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.”

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#11 “The reward for work well done, is the opportunity to do more.”

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#12 “Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.”

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#13 The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.

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#14 “The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate its mastery - not over nature, but of ourselves.”

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#15 “If something's hard to do, then it's not worth doing.”

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