Job Breakthroughs Later in Life

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Grandma Moses was 77 years old when she started painting; best-selling author Sidney Sheldon was 53 when he began writing his first novel and Evelyn Gregory, a retired bank vice president, realized her life-long dream of becoming a flight attendant at age 71.

Life is full of second chances, second acts and dreams deferred.

Just ask golfer Todd Hamilton. It took him 16 years to qualify for the PGA tour. At age 38, he finally got his PGA card -- and, months later, won the British Open.