A screenshot from Isley's video.
A screenshot from Isley's video.

Maclean 12 yo inspires Richard Branson #likeadyslexic

MACLEAN High School student Isley Hermansen has inspired Richard Branson himself, in a video that will bring a tear to your eye, and a smile to your face. 

The 12-year-old has severe dyslexia, and while school is a struggle, she won't let it get in her way. 

Isley created this video which went viral on YouTube. She's going to fly like the Wright Brothers, make discoveries like Professor Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein, sing like John Lennon, make films like Steven Spielberg, write like Roald Dahl and Maya Angelou, create businesses like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, paint masterpieces like Leonardo Da Vinci, cook like Jamie Oliver, act like Keira Knightley and Will Smith, play like Michael Jordan and dream like Walt Disney. She's going to fly #likeadyslexic.

Mr Branson, who also has dyslexia, posted her video on his website, alongside a story of his own experiences and how he was touched by Isley's story. 

The letter Isley sent to Richard Branson.
The letter Isley sent to Richard Branson.

Story by Richard Branson here.

Do you have a similar story to share? Click here, and submit your own Your Story. 



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