Profession to Passion: Woman gave up her job to open an animal sanctuary

Most people just imagine their dream job from time to time -- but some are willing to risk it all to pursue their dreams.

In the newest episode of AOL's Profession to Passion you'll explore the unconventional careers of the few who have said goodbye to their traditional nine to fives to pursue their passions.

Tamala Lester went from running a construction company for 32 years to opening a farm animal sanctuary with more than 700 animals. Lester's non-profit rescues farm animals, and today its home to several cows, water buffalo, horses, sheep, llamas and even emus.

Learn more about how Tamala made the change from construction to animals in the episode above of "Profession to Passion!"

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