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1. Grandma Moses, when osteoarthritis of her fingers made it impossible for her to cross stitch and embroider, she shifted to painting at age over seventy. She died at 99 years old.
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2. Former President George H.W. Bush learned to skydive at age 75 and celebrated his 80th with a tandem jump .
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3. Colonel Harland Sanders founded Kentucky Fried Chicken at age 62.American businessman, and founder of the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant franchise, Harland David Sanders started the business in 1952 and sold it in 1964, although he remained their corporate spokesman until his death. Governor Ruby Laffoon made him a Kentucky Colonel in 1935 in recognition of his contributions to the state’s cuisine. And in 1939, his establishment was first listed in Duncan Hines’ “Adventures in Good Eating.”
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4. Former President Jimmy Carter became an advocate of Habitat for Humanity and poster boy for volunteerism and for this, he won the Nobel Peace Prize. He is author of over a dozen best selling books.