Stars like Morgan Freeman and Meryl Streep participate in the taping of CBS's Teacher's Rock special live concert at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on August 14, 2012. The one hour special is scheduled for broadcast on Friday, August 17. UPI/Jim Ruymen
International Left-Handers Day began in 1992 to raise awareness of the difficulties that left-handed people face in a right-handed majority world. But despite these challenges, many southpaws have been doing just fine for themselves. From music to politics, here's a collection of some of the world's most famous left-handers.
Mitt Romney introduced U.S. Rep Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as his running mate for the GOP ticket in the 2012 presidential election in front of the decommissioned warship USS Wisconsin on August 11, 2012. The decision to add Ryan shook up an exceedingly nasty, petty race, turning it toward policy.
Jack Black, Jennifer Lawrence, Christina Hendricks and other stars attend the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual installation luncheon, held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on August 9, 2012. UPI/Jm Ruymen
The Toro Nagshi Floating Lantern Ceremony is a Japanese Buddhist ritual, in which lanterns representing the souls of the dead are floated out to sea. The ceremony is re-enacted each year at this time in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and other cities throughout the world in remembrance of the atomic bomb victims. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
cast member in the motion picture comedy/fantasy "The Odd Life of Timothy Green", attends the premiere of the film at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on August 6, 2012. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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