At 1, Christian Friedrich Heinecken, the legendary child prodigy had read the Pentateuch. At 2, speed skater Bonnie Blair began skating. She should go on to win five Olympic gold medals.
At 3, Wolfgang Mozart, taught himself to play the harpsichord.
At 4, Brazilian Formula One race-car driver Ayrton Senna da Silva began driving.
At 5, Yo-Yo Ma, the world-famous cellist, began playing Bach’s “Suites for Unaccompanied Cello” before bed each evening.
At 6, Willie Hoppe, the greatest billiards player in history, began to play pool. He had to stand on a box to reach the table.
At 7, English philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill had mastered Greek.
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