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Ron Popeil

America's Inventor

Ron Popeil
Ron Popeil, "America's Inventor", overcame tragedy and bankruptcy to become a part of every American household.

This smiling and upbeat TV pitchman became a household name for selling kitchen gadgets. But Popeil's success didn't come easily. Abandoned by his parents at age three, Popeil spent most of his formative years facing a lot of emotional pain. But it was precisely his misfortune that drove him to become successful.

What's Ron Popeil's secret to becoming a legendary pitchman?

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