Sunday, February 08, 2009

Learning disability drives California teen to academic success

Sean O'Callaghan of Rancho Penasquitos has already graduated from San Diego State University at age 19. (Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle - Staff Photographer)

Sean O'Callaghan, 19, who graduated Thursday from San Diego State University, is already enrolled in a criminal justice doctoral program in Britain and ultimately hopes to become an FBI agent. That's all despite the learning disability with which O'Callaghan was diagnosed in the third grade. "I don't consider myself smart," he said. "I just think I work hard." North County Times (Calif.)

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