BC: The End
FC: A hero in science, physics, and bravery. | Stephen Hawking | By Ethan Reilly
1: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the Graduate | Stephen Hawking graduated from Oxford at the age of 20, in 1962. | Stephen Hawking after his graduation. | "It was the most fulfilling day of my academic career!"
2: Dear Mr. Hawking, From the various tests I have conducted over the weekend, I have concluded that you have motor neuron disease, or ALS. Please come back in at 1:00 tomorrow, and I will explain the situation to you. Sincerely, Dr. Goldberg | Shortly after his graduation, Stephen contracted ALS, a paralyzing disease. | ALS | + = | Stephen Hawking as a child. | "It was the most horrible day of my life."
3: Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde, Happily Married. | Stephen Hawking married Jane Wilde shortly after he was diagnosed with ALS. | "It was the best day of my life."
4: Stephen Hawking had 3 children with Jane: Timothy (above), Lucy (right), and Robert (below). | "They are my pride and joy." | Terrific Timothy | Lovely Lucy | Radiant Robert
5: Stephen Hawking was appointed professor of gravitational physics at the University of Cambridge. | Professor Hawking | "I finally had my dream job!"