|Written by:||Meshack Masibo|
Many of us in this world have a vision of what we would like to do for humanity. What will form part of our legacy. But life always has a way of discouraging us from pursuing our dreams. Either people say we don’t have the necessary skills or maybe we fail and beat ourselves up over it and give up. But we should not, we should never. Here is one inspiring story of two brothers who changed our view of the world to encourage you and keep you going. They did not study aeronautics or aviation, they simply made bicycles and with a lot of ambition and resilience they gave us one of the most complex transport systems in the world; the airplane
Wilbur and Orville were the sons of Milton and Susan Wright and members of a warm, loving family that encouraged learning and doing. Milton was a bishop in the United Brethren Church, and was often away from home on church business. But he wrote hundreds of letters home, and often brought back presents from his trips, exposing his children to the world beyond their horizon. In 1878, he brought home a rubber band-powered helicopter, and young Wilbur and Orville immediately began to build copies of it.