For those of you who have never heard of Tyler Perry before, he is a successful American actor, author, screenwriter, producer, director and songwriter.
Before he was all of those things, he was broke and abused.
During the 90’s, he was watching an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show and heard someone describing the therapeutic benefits of writing. This insprired him to start writing letters to himself to help him deal with some of the traumatizing life events he experienced. In turn, they became the basis for his first ever musical.
It’s important that you know Tyler Perry was not successful right off the bat. He had a dream, he planted a seed, he watered it and believed in it when others did not.
He attributes his faith and persistence to his success.
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