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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 05: A job applicant and a potential employer shake hands at the "Denver Hires Job Fair" on December 5, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Last week the U.S. government announced that the national unemployment rate has fallen to 8.6 percent, lower than most analysts had predicted and the lowest since 2009. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

August 13 is National Left-Handers Day!

International Left-Handers Day celebrates the uniqueness of being left-handed and raises awareness about the inconveniences that those who are left-handed deal with.  Many tools and objects are designed for right-handed people, and hundreds of millions of left-handers must adapt. Not only are the disadvantages that left-handers face highlighted on the day, but any advantages that they have are also celebrated.

Of the ten percent of people who are left-handed, more are men than women. In Christianity, left is associated with evil, and at the last Judgement, those who are sent to the left are damned. Even a left-handed compliment has a negative connotation, as it is an unflattering compliment.

It may be tough to use scissors, but if you’re left handed you’re in good company. Famous left-handers include:

  • President Obama
  • President Clinton
  • President George H.W. Bush
  • President Reagan
  • President Ford
  • John McCain
  • Prince William
  • Julia Roberts.
  • Steve Jobs
  • Bill Gates
  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Justin Bieber
  • Paul McCartney
  • Lady Gaga
  • Will Ferrell
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Buzz Aldrin
  • Jay Leno
  • Judy Garland

Are YOU a lefty???