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- n. United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899)
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He is a lifetime member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, an organization that honored Mark with the prestigious Horatio Alger Award for his extraordinary life achievements.
To this day, the Horatio Alger Association provides scholarships and other awards to people who have overcome great adversity to become successful.
These were the boys, it suddenly occurred to me, that Horatio Alger wrote about; he was alive now, I recalled, maybe writing Tom, the Bootblack at this moment.
He is a lifetime member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.
Slumdog is more than a 'crime-drama-romance' as listed on p. 113 of screenplay script or an inspirational Horatio Alger 'rags of riches' story or an underdog hero overcoming all odds ...