Portrait of an achiever
1831 He Fails in Business, Files for Bankruptcy.
1832 He is Defeated in bid for Legislative Seat.
1834 He Fails in Business Again: Files Bankruptcy.
1835 His Sweetheart and Fiancée Die.
1836 He Suffers a Nervous Breakdown.
1838 He is Defeated in an Election.
1843 He is Defeated for U.S. Congress.
1846 He is Defeated again for U.S. Congress.
1848 He is Defeated once again for U.S. Congress.
1855 He is Defeated for U.S. Senate.
1856 He is Defeated for U.S. Vice President.
1858 He is Defeated again for U.S. Senate.
1860 He is Elected President of the United States of America.
” Don’t let shame or fear keep you tied to unmanageable debt “