Necessity is indeed the mother of invention. Loved this article about a daughter (Satya Twena) who started making hats for her mom when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and subsequently shaved her head to avoid the hair loss that is so common with chemotherapy. When the factory she was using to make her hats was on the verge of closing, she stepped in and saved it with the help of a successful Kickstarter campaign (definitely a new trend in the area of entrepreneurship!) and is now the youngest female factory owner in New York City.
Necessity is indeed the mother of invention….