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Spotlight On: Barbara Corcoran on Dyslexia and Dancing

Updated: Mar 18


Barbara Corcoran, real estate icon and star of ABC's Shark Tank has never been shy about sharing her experience growing up with dyslexia. “I’ve wrestled with letters and numbers my whole life,” she shares in this recent article from Showbiz CheatSheet. Corcoran also gives a candid look at what it was like to appear on Dancing with the Stars.

We hope Corcoran's story inspires you to take a risk and put yourself out there this week! Really into Shark Tank? Read an earlier blog post on the amazing Daymond John which includes a link to a great video where John talks about his own dyslexia.

photo: Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank | Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images