Age Is Just A Number

Amazing seniors who did great things later in life.
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Meet the Fabulous Fashionistas - in pictures
Daphne, 85, is a model – she was re-discovered at the age of 70, when she was newly widowed. She is signed to a major agency and works all over the world, helping to change the perception of older women in the fashion industry
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Peter Roget invented the Thesaurus at age 73!
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Theodor Mommsen received the Nobel Prize in Literature at 85!
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John Glenn became the oldest person to travel in space at 77!
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Grandma Moses became one of the country's most famous painters turned out her first painting at the age of 76!
Gladys Burrill earned the Guinness Book of World Records record as the oldest female to complete a marathon. At age 92, she finished the race! Motivation, San Diego, Thompson, Diego, The Golden Years, The Race, Guinness Book, Guinness Book Of World Records
Gladys Burrill earned the Guinness Book of World Records record as the oldest female to complete a marathon. At age 92, she finished the race!
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Sister Madonna Buder, 86, has participated in over 340 triathlons. She started running at 49 and became the oldest woman to complete an Ironman competition at 75!
Yuichiro Muira became the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest! Feelings, To Reach, World's Best, Summit, Person, Colonel Sanders, I Can
Yuichiro Muira became the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest!
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Colonel Sanders at 65 and with a $105 social security cheque! By age 88, he was a billionaire!