Best "Late Bloomer" Stories

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I heard today from a friend that Morgan Freeman didn't get his breakout role until age 52.

I've heard the old one about Colonel Sanders being 66 and Ray Kroc not hitting it big until late in life.

But what are the other good "late bloomer" stories out there that you know of....

#late bloomer #stories
  • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
    Zig Ziglar's first book was published when he was 49.

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  • Profile picture of the author ForumGuru
    A few more...

    Charles Darwin was 50 when he published On the Origin of the Species.

    Sam Walton opened his first true Walmart store at age 44.

    Duncan Hines wrote his first food publication at age 55.

    Rodney Dangerfield got his break on the Ed Sullivan Show at age 46.

    Julia Child first hit the tube at age 51.


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