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People's Stories Of Finding Success Over The Age Of 40

Although people typically map out their career path in their 20's, not everyone is fortunate enough to figure out their life's calling at such a young age. Whether it be down to lack of opportunity, becoming a parent and not working, or just not figuring it out sooner, many people only decide what they want to do much later in life. Those who return to school and start a new career at an older age need a tremendous amount of tenacity and determination and should be admired. One guy, Doug Murano, wanted to celebrate these people and tweeted that he was "tired of "under 40" lists," he called for Twitter users to "Show me someone who got their Ph.D. at 60 after losing everything. Give me the 70-year-old debut novelist who writes from a lifetime of love and grief. Give me calloused hands and tender hearts." People were eager to share their 'over-40' success stories, which were the definition of heartwarming. Here are some of the best.

people share stories of finding success over the age of 40 | Text - Jan Owen @janjowen Replying to @muranofiction My husband died when I was 48. I finished my bachelors at 50 and started grad school at 51. I graduated at almost 54. Then I started a counseling private practice. So- new degree, new business, new career.
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People Tell Their Remarkable 'Butterfly Effect' Stories

The 'butterfly effect' is a well-known metaphor derived from the original question, "Does the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?" It is to describe the phenomenon that small causes, events or incidents can have meaningful and consequential effects. Life is full of these moments, which are often only realized long after the event has happened. Whether you believe in God, fate, or coincidence, some things defy logic or explanation. Redditers shared some of their lifechanging and phenomenal 'butterfly effect' stories, and honestly, they're giving me chills. What are your crazy 'butterfly effect' stories?

people tell 'butterfly effect' stories - cover pic story about pregnat woman not getting on bus which fell off cliff | ImaginaryxDoll 23.7k points 1 year ago S Pregnant cousin usually takes bus at around 5:10pm after work. She about hop inside bus but she needed pee really badly and commute is about an hour long so she decided go restroom instead and just catch next bus 5:10 bus ended up falling cliff.
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People's "Anyways, Now We're Married" Stories

The universe has a funny way of bringing people together, and people meet their partners in all sorts of ways. Whether it's online, through friends, at college, or chance meetings, every couple has their unique story. Redditors have been sharing their "anyways, we're married now" stories, and they're giving us all of the feels! They genuinely show that you never know when your life partner is just around the corner, so all you single people, don't give up hope just yet!

people share their "anyways now we're married stories" - cover pic meeting in church | shaka sulu 2.2k points 5 hours ago know moment at church pastor says "now stand up and say hi someone never met Anyways married now.
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People Reveal Stories Of Waking Up Mid-Surgery

Having surgery is a pretty big deal, even if it is a minor procedure. With all sorts of risks at stake, anaesthesiologists have an important job of ensuring that patients stay sedated for the entirety of the surgery. But sometimes they can mess up, causing patients to wake up during their operations and of course, freak. The. F*ck. Out. I'm sure I would! Reading through these real accounts of people who have woken up during their surgeries is enough to make me pray I never have to go under the knife if I can help it... it's truly the stuff of nightmares!

people describing what happened when they woke up mid-surgery - cover pic story "I panicked and slapped the nurse. She slapped me back. Then they put me back under."
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Craziest Things People Confess To Doing For Attention

People will do anything for attention these days. From public stunts to kicking up a fuss for no reason, there's no stopping some people. But when people reveal their darkest confessions as to what they've done to get attention from their friends and family, it makes you realize that the things you've done aren't really that bad. Check out these intense confessions of the craziest things people admit to having done for attention. 

people admit craziest things they did for attention - person admits to faking problem with leg and parents spending money for diagnosis so they could be in wheelchair | lonce Faked something wrong with my Foot get attention. Myparents invested so much money medical research. All Iwanted be wheelchair once stil whisper
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Wholesome Tweets And Stories To Make Your Day

With the world on hold, and most of us being mostly stuck inside, we could all do with a pick-me-up these days. And what better way to do that than read through these wholesome tweets to put a great big smile on your face and warm up your heart? Put the kettle on, put your feet up, and be prepared to fill your heart with joy. 

wholesome tweet stories smile face | trashboat @bellalawtonn Jun 12, 2018 boys nanny just asked where work and didnt have heart tell them their parents pay hang out with them so now they think work at Chili's Chili's Grill Bar @Chilis Here is super important documentation were talking about very important people here at Chili's ChilisLove CERTIFICATION 4 EMPLOYMENT Bella Lawton THIS DOCUMENT HEREBY CERTIFIES works us, Chili's, and is one best employees ever, so should listen her and do everythin
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Real Stories Of People Who Somehow Got Their Boss Fired

Having a good boss or a bad boss can be the difference between loving and hating your job. Great bosses motivate us, lift us up, and help us grow professionally. Bad bosses hinder our growth, make us miserable, and make us wish we worked anywhere else. Getting your bad boss fired is a fantasy that not many people get to live out, but a Reddit thread asking those few lucky ones who did it for their stories proves just how satisfying it was. Here are their stories. 

boss fired askreddit stories nsfw lawsuit people | GrumpyScapegoat 1.4k points 4 days ago used math prove their superior severely my boss had underestimated turnover 3+ years row, costing ton money and labor issues. One day earlier boss had screamed at my team until his face went purple, making huge spectacle front entire floor gist were colluding against company by handful us) electing not renew our contracts. Came back with graphs and maths, baby. He demoted and transferred out couple weeks la
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Mega-Binge: Life Is Beautiful (50 Wholesome Stories)

It's important now more than ever to remind ourselves that life IS beautiful. When you're constantly bombarded with horrific news stories, it's hard to see the bright side of things and our loss in the faith of humanity grows stronger. It's important to remember that there's still good in this world...and quite a lot of it. 

Here is the wholesome-binge you need to help lift your spirits, make your heart smile and remind you that there are good people, good moments in this crazy world. 

Hopefully, this list inspires you to pay it forward and keep the goodness in the world alive. 

wholesome uplifting stories aww kindness love people life beautiful | Ready this This couple supposed get married today. But can only have 10 people. However allowed 100 grocery stores. SO THEY GOT MARRIED OSHER AD! | bride's father died and donated his heart man who received transplant walked her down aisle.
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The Worst Valentine's Day Stories Ever

If you don't have a partner, then you know what to expect for Valentine's Day: nothing. 

But if you are with someone, hopefully, you'll have a romantic day full of chocolate, heart, and love. But life doesn't always go to plan and for some people, Valentine's Day turned out to be far from the romantic day they had planned. These horror stories show that sometimes life can throw you a curveball when you least expect it; from being dumped via text, or getting food poisoning at your date's house, these tales will make you feel better about yourself whether you're single or attached.

heartbreak, dumped, valentines day, stories, heartbreak, love | stock photo woman accepts flower delivery My girlfriend just broke up with me on Valentine's Day, via text, and immediately received the 100 dollar bouquet afterward I bought for her
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Just A Reminder That Life Can Be Quite Lovely

We're constantly bombarded with new stories from another the world that are just horrifying. It's important to remember that there's still good in this world...and quite a lot of it. Here are 41 pictures that will make your heart smile and remind you that there are good people, good moments in this crazy world. 

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10 Wholesome Stories Revealed By Redditors Here To Lift You From Your Mid-Week Slump

Nothing like a good boost of wholesome-ness to feed your soul! It's always nice to hear the good stories in the world, and not just be bombarded by the usual sad and scary news. Enjoy these wholesome secrets Reddit users have revealed, in an AskReddit thread asked by u/CheeseHippo69.


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'Things Overheard By Uber Drivers' Is Why People Take Ubers

Ah, Uber. The revolutionary mode of transportation is a popular app used by millennials everywhere, and as expected, filled with funny and wild stories, which are mostly told from the passengers POV ... but what about the drivers? They hear everything. All day long. And here are some of the funniest things they've shared with the rest of the world:

Funny stories from Uber drivers that make sense but still funny
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50 Stories That We Bet Have Never Actually Happened

We'll take "Things That Never Happened" for 500, Alex. Here's a healthy size dump of stories that more than likely never happened. And are actually pretty darn cringey. Enjoy! 

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15 Stories That Are Blatant Reminders That Walmart Is A Lawless Place

Walmart is a dangerous, dangerous place, and one must never venture there alone or there won't be back-up evidence for the strange sightings you will see. Be cautious. 

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Wholesome Tweets And Stories To Lift Your Spirits

Everyone needs some goodness in their day! Enjoy these 18 wholesome tweets and stories! 

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