Rags to riches. He worked his first job at age 9, bounced into a foster home and got caught up in a street gang. Homeless at age 22, he floated through a series of jobs ranging from janitor to insurance salesman. He started his own business with USD 700 at age 36. Jean Paul DeJoria is now a billionaire businessman and philanthropist best known as co-founder of the Paul Mitchell line of hair products and the Patron Spirits Company. by angelia
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angelia Rags to riches. He worked his first job at age 9, bounced into a foster home and got caught up in a street gang. Homeless at age 22, he floated through a series of jobs ranging from janitor to insurance salesman. He started his own business with USD 700 at age 36. Jean Paul DeJoria is now a billionaire businessman and philanthropist best known as co-founder of the Paul Mitchell line of hair products and the Patron Spirits Company.
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Fancy cakes "with flowers and pretty things painted in frosting" were a specialty of Peeta's, since he worked under his father's tutelage at the bakery. by emily
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emily Fancy cakes "with flowers and pretty things painted in frosting" were a specialty of Peeta's, since he worked under his father's tutelage at the bakery.
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Charles Spencelayh at the Age of 79 (Self-Portrait). Spencelayh was a favourite of Queen Mary,who was an avid collector of his work.In 1924 he painted a miniature of King George V for the Queens dolls house.He was a founder member of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters. by liliana
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liliana Charles Spencelayh at the Age of 79 (Self-Portrait). Spencelayh was a favourite of Queen Mary,who was an avid collector of his work.In 1924 he painted a miniature of King George V for the Queens dolls house.He was a founder member of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters.
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Gary Paul Davis (born March 1, 1969), better known by his stage name Litefoot, is a Native American rapper, actor, and the founder of the Red Vinyl record label. He also portrayed Little Bear in the movie The Indian in the Cupboard, and Night Wolf in Mortal Kombat Annihilation. He  is of mixed Cherokee and Chichimeca (northern Mexican indigenous) ancestry. by kathy
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kathy Gary Paul Davis (born March 1, 1969), better known by his stage name Litefoot, is a Native American rapper, actor, and the founder of the Red Vinyl record label. He also portrayed Little Bear in the movie The Indian in the Cupboard, and Night Wolf in Mortal Kombat Annihilation. He is of mixed Cherokee and Chichimeca (northern Mexican indigenous) ancestry.
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Rick Genest was born in Montreal Canada and when he was 15 years old he underwent a exploratory surgery to remove a brain tumour. The doctor told him he had a 1 in 3 chance of living through the surgery, needless to say luck was on his side. Rick got his first tattoo at the age of 16 and then moved out of his parents house at the age of 17. At the age of 21 he met Montreal tattoo artist Frank Lewis and there he began his journey to transform him by WeAreAllMadHere
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WeAreAllMadHere Rick Genest was born in Montreal Canada and when he was 15 years old he underwent a exploratory surgery to remove a brain tumour. The doctor told him he had a 1 in 3 chance of living through the surgery, needless to say luck was on his side. Rick got his first tattoo at the age of 16 and then moved out of his parents house at the age of 17. At the age of 21 he met Montreal tattoo artist Frank Lewis and there he began his journey to transform him
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For Chey...  Turtle Poem. "There was a little turtle.  He lived in a box.  He swam in a puddle.  He climbed on the rocks.    He snapped at a mosquito.  He snapped at a flea.  He snapped at a minnow.  And he snapped at me.    He caught the mosquito.  He caught the flea.  He caught the minnow.  But he didn't catch me."    -Vachel Lindsay, 1879 by samanthasam
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samanthasam For Chey... Turtle Poem. "There was a little turtle. He lived in a box. He swam in a puddle. He climbed on the rocks. He snapped at a mosquito. He snapped at a flea. He snapped at a minnow. And he snapped at me. He caught the mosquito. He caught the flea. He caught the minnow. But he didn't catch me." -Vachel Lindsay, 1879
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This is the look of enthusiastic hope. Angus is 9 years of age and homeless, but he looks at us and beams when reassured that he is wonderful and about to be in a loving home. Angus is a large (72 pounds) blend of Retriever & Dutch Shepherd, neutered boy, great with people and fine with most dogs, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA (www.nevadaspca.org). We rescued Angus from another shelter. by sharron
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sharron This is the look of enthusiastic hope. Angus is 9 years of age and homeless, but he looks at us and beams when reassured that he is wonderful and about to be in a loving home. Angus is a large (72 pounds) blend of Retriever & Dutch Shepherd, neutered boy, great with people and fine with most dogs, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA (www.nevadaspca.org). We rescued Angus from another shelter.
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Cinderella doll that transforms from rags to riches!  Awesome!!! And it is a FREE pattern. by Serret
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Serret Cinderella doll that transforms from rags to riches! Awesome!!! And it is a FREE pattern.
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Harry with his award so proud of u :) how does he win a fashion award?! He wears rags on his head!?! Lol idk but i love him anyways by hillary
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hillary Harry with his award so proud of u :) how does he win a fashion award?! He wears rags on his head!?! Lol idk but i love him anyways
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I am a genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist T-Shirt, Hoodie by Human T-Shirts
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Human T-Shirts I am a genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist T-Shirt, Hoodie
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Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. At the age of twenty-five, he escaped and began a successful career in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures.By 1860, he was living in Denver and became a prosperous tycoon in the hotel, restaurant, and barbershop businesses, earning the nickname the "Black Baron of Colorado." Throughout the Civil War, he gave financial assistance, food, and jobs to escaped and free African Americans. by ola
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ola Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. At the age of twenty-five, he escaped and began a successful career in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures.By 1860, he was living in Denver and became a prosperous tycoon in the hotel, restaurant, and barbershop businesses, earning the nickname the "Black Baron of Colorado." Throughout the Civil War, he gave financial assistance, food, and jobs to escaped and free African Americans.
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death of a salesman by ramona
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ramona death of a salesman
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OPRAH WINFREY Actress, Media Mogul, Billionaire, Philanthropist. Age 17 as Miss Black Tennessee, 1971. by Anastasia-Jean Parker
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Anastasia-Jean Parker OPRAH WINFREY Actress, Media Mogul, Billionaire, Philanthropist. Age 17 as Miss Black Tennessee, 1971.
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You have the courage and power to live your dreams. Stephen Ridley joined a top tier investment bank after graduating from one of the best universities in Britain. He hated the job. First he started interviewing at other city jobs - just the same feeling of misery. There had to be more to life than this. Ultimately, Stephen quit his job on the spot to play piano on the streets of London. He has just recorded his first album and couldn't be happier. by brendaq
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brendaq You have the courage and power to live your dreams. Stephen Ridley joined a top tier investment bank after graduating from one of the best universities in Britain. He hated the job. First he started interviewing at other city jobs - just the same feeling of misery. There had to be more to life than this. Ultimately, Stephen quit his job on the spot to play piano on the streets of London. He has just recorded his first album and couldn't be happier.
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Robert Graves, c. 1914, age 19. Reported dead at the Somme, Graves was one of the few of his generation to survive the war. He became a translator, poet, and novelist, and was the author of I, Claudius. Graves died at the age of 90 in 1985, a model Daguerreotype boyfriend if there ever was one.   Submitted by rrendyourheart by consuelo
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consuelo Robert Graves, c. 1914, age 19. Reported dead at the Somme, Graves was one of the few of his generation to survive the war. He became a translator, poet, and novelist, and was the author of I, Claudius. Graves died at the age of 90 in 1985, a model Daguerreotype boyfriend if there ever was one.  Submitted by rrendyourheart
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President Andrew Johnson grew up in poverty. When he met and married his wife at the age of 18, he only knew the alphabet and could read a little. His wife was better educated than him and taught him how to write and do arithmetic. by michael
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michael President Andrew Johnson grew up in poverty. When he met and married his wife at the age of 18, he only knew the alphabet and could read a little. His wife was better educated than him and taught him how to write and do arithmetic.
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Rob Gonsalves, On the Upswing. During his childhood, Rob Gonsalves developed an interest in drawing from imagination using various media. By age 12, his awareness of architecture grew as he learned perspective techniques and first began to paint renderings of imagined buildings. In his post college years, Gonsalves worked full time as an architect. by judith
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judith Rob Gonsalves, On the Upswing. During his childhood, Rob Gonsalves developed an interest in drawing from imagination using various media. By age 12, his awareness of architecture grew as he learned perspective techniques and first began to paint renderings of imagined buildings. In his post college years, Gonsalves worked full time as an architect.
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.Starboy smirks with one of his hands up against the wall, "I saw you staring at me." I (Genevieve) turned around to him and smirked right on back, "Maybe you caught me staring," then I took another step closer to him raising my eyebrows, "But I caught you staring back." He raised a hand and shoved my shoulder, laughing, and I turned and walked back. by VenusV
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VenusV .Starboy smirks with one of his hands up against the wall, "I saw you staring at me." I (Genevieve) turned around to him and smirked right on back, "Maybe you caught me staring," then I took another step closer to him raising my eyebrows, "But I caught you staring back." He raised a hand and shoved my shoulder, laughing, and I turned and walked back.
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James Montgomery Flagg, 1877-1960, was a child prodigy who sold his first illustration at the age of 12, according to his bio in this hotlink. He was a blatant imitator of Gibson and probably got a lot of work because of the astronomical (at the time) prices that Gibson demanded. by isabella
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isabella James Montgomery Flagg, 1877-1960, was a child prodigy who sold his first illustration at the age of 12, according to his bio in this hotlink. He was a blatant imitator of Gibson and probably got a lot of work because of the astronomical (at the time) prices that Gibson demanded.
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Riches for Rags by Divonsir Borges
Riches for Rags by shmessa
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shmessa Riches for Rags
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Vintage photo of a dog dressed as a businessman with a cat on his lap. by maria.t.rogers
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maria.t.rogers Vintage photo of a dog dressed as a businessman with a cat on his lap.
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Death of a Salesman. by ramona
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ramona Death of a Salesman.
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Kensington is a solemn little fellow with wonderfully expressive eyes and he debuts for adoption today at Nevada SPCA (www.nevadaspca.org). He is a red-gold Chihuahua, 10 years of age and neutered, and exceptional with other friendly dogs. Kensington was at another shelter that asked for our help due to his timidity. A gentle home is perfect for this sweetheart. by sharron
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sharron Kensington is a solemn little fellow with wonderfully expressive eyes and he debuts for adoption today at Nevada SPCA (www.nevadaspca.org). He is a red-gold Chihuahua, 10 years of age and neutered, and exceptional with other friendly dogs. Kensington was at another shelter that asked for our help due to his timidity. A gentle home is perfect for this sweetheart.
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Baseball Hall of Famer, Gary Carter, who died from glioblastoma at the age of 57. Carter, a catcher, had his greatest success as a member of the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets. Before his death he was the coach of the Palm Beach Atlantic University Sailfish. (Image of Carter's 1980 baseball card is copyright Topps, Inc.) by marissa
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marissa Baseball Hall of Famer, Gary Carter, who died from glioblastoma at the age of 57. Carter, a catcher, had his greatest success as a member of the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets. Before his death he was the coach of the Palm Beach Atlantic University Sailfish. (Image of Carter's 1980 baseball card is copyright Topps, Inc.)
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At age 12, in 1960, Dully received a transorbital or ice pick lobotomy from Dr. Walter Freeman, who invented the procedure, making Dully an unfortunate statistic in medical history—the youngest of the more than 10,000 patients who Freeman lobotomized to cure their supposed mental illness.    he did not exhibit any signs of mental instability at the time, and why, postoperation, he was bounced between various institutions and then slowly fell into a life of drug and alcohol abuse. by maryanne
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maryanne At age 12, in 1960, Dully received a transorbital or ice pick lobotomy from Dr. Walter Freeman, who invented the procedure, making Dully an unfortunate statistic in medical history—the youngest of the more than 10,000 patients who Freeman lobotomized to cure their supposed mental illness. he did not exhibit any signs of mental instability at the time, and why, postoperation, he was bounced between various institutions and then slowly fell into a life of drug and alcohol abuse.
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Kipland Philip "Kip" Kinkel (born August 30, 1982) is an American spree killer. In May 1998, at the age of 15, he murdered his parents and engaged in a school shooting at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon that left two students dead and 22 others wounded.[1] He is serving a 111-year sentence, without the possibility of parole. by mayra
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mayra Kipland Philip "Kip" Kinkel (born August 30, 1982) is an American spree killer. In May 1998, at the age of 15, he murdered his parents and engaged in a school shooting at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon that left two students dead and 22 others wounded.[1] He is serving a 111-year sentence, without the possibility of parole.
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Hustle people. #monday #motivate (at riches for rags hq) by shmessa
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shmessa Hustle people. #monday #motivate (at riches for rags hq)
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Woody Guthrie Really Knew How To Do New Year's Resolutions - Seventy years ago, American folk legend Woody Guthrie scribbled in his journal a list of 33 tasks he would dedicate himself to in the coming year.  According to WoodyGuthrie.org, he called them "Rulin's." At age 31, he was in the prime of his life, with a wife and three kids, as well as a good deal of life experience, having survived the Dust Bowl to make it out to California. As a by lemai13
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lemai13 Woody Guthrie Really Knew How To Do New Year's Resolutions - Seventy years ago, American folk legend Woody Guthrie scribbled in his journal a list of 33 tasks he would dedicate himself to in the coming year. According to WoodyGuthrie.org, he called them "Rulin's." At age 31, he was in the prime of his life, with a wife and three kids, as well as a good deal of life experience, having survived the Dust Bowl to make it out to California. As a
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JAMIE from Rise of The guardians!!! Dakota Goyo, Actor: Real Steel. Dakota Goyo was born in Toronto, Canada, to Debra Goyo, a former model and singer, and David Goyo. His siblings, Devon Goyo and Dallas Goyo, have also acted. He has Italian and Scottish ancestry. Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant. His television debut came at the age of 5 in the CBS pilot Ultra (2006) His natural acting, emotional range and ability to memorize scripts at such an ... by autumn
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autumn JAMIE from Rise of The guardians!!! Dakota Goyo, Actor: Real Steel. Dakota Goyo was born in Toronto, Canada, to Debra Goyo, a former model and singer, and David Goyo. His siblings, Devon Goyo and Dallas Goyo, have also acted. He has Italian and Scottish ancestry. Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant. His television debut came at the age of 5 in the CBS pilot Ultra (2006) His natural acting, emotional range and ability to memorize scripts at such an ...
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1945 - Elvis Presley appeared in a talent show at the age of 10. It was his first public appearance. He won 2nd place and 5 dolars. by marie
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marie 1945 - Elvis Presley appeared in a talent show at the age of 10. It was his first public appearance. He won 2nd place and 5 dolars.
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