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Original post made on Aug 4, 2008

At age 8, Joshua Smith already knows he wants to be an artist when he grows up. And with 19 published books and his own business card, the soon-to-be third grader is well on his way.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 1, 2008, 2:00 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by SLR, a resident of Waverly Park
on Aug 4, 2008 at 8:02 pm

Awesome!


Posted by Paul, a resident of Cuernavaca
on Aug 5, 2008 at 12:58 pm

Thanks for the article on Joshua Smith. We need more of these stories to show what the coming generation can do.

His drawings and stories are good, and cute. Check out his website to see for yourself.

Paul


Posted by Thomas Skousen, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 7, 2008 at 4:02 pm

I am the Director at the Peery Piano Academy where Joshua has been studying the last couple of years. His persistence and patience have been remarkable. I think this goes to show how much impact two good, committed parents can have in helping kids deal with challenges.

We have different speeds, different strengths and weaknesses. They call for different tactics. Kudos for Joshua (and his family) for taking technology and subordinating it to their needs (as opposed to the t.v. & surfing that can exacerbate ADHD and similar challenges)


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