(CNN/WIAT) — On August 13 people across the country celebrated International Left-Handers Day. It is a day recognizing those who favor their left hand over their right hand. The day was founded in 1992 in the United Kingdom.
According to the National Day Calendar, only 10% of the world’s population are left-handed.
Famous left-handers include former President Barack Obama, James Garfield, Harry Truman, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey are left-handed.
For those who struggle with art, writing and building tools (like me!) you can purchase left-hand friendly items from stores such as Lefty’s located in California and Florida, or The Left-Handed Store featured on Amazon.
Cheers to you, lefties!