A round-up of child prodigies
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This site has a fascinating collection of facts about current child prodigies from around the world. One of them completed the entire elementary school curriculum by the end of kindergarten, one entered University at the age of 8 years old, one earned a Master of Science at the age of 11. One of them was able to disprove a 150-year-old scientific theory at the age of 9. Their stories and talents are so absorbing but I can't help but wonder what it would be like to be a parent of one of these kids. I'd worry ceaselessly about pressure, bullying, adulthood before its time. Of course there would be insane, mind-blowing pride, but I think there would be equal parts worry.