With so many successful dyslexics already on the site, it only seems fair to mention Chris Koehl. A 21-year old hip hop dancer and finalist on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance, Koehl believes his dyslexia gave him the determination and drive necessary to successfully compete on the popular television show. During an interview with Digital Spy, Chris stated, “The main thing the dyslexia did more than anything is that it was a big wall that I was unable to knock down for a long time […] It was something that really held me back […] But now, from friends and family pushing me forward, I feel that it has been knocked down and I do feel that one reason I did end up on the show, ‘cos now I can believe in myself more.”

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