Wednesday, January 21, 2009


Abraham Lincoln

Failed in business at age 21.
Defeated in legislative race at age 22.

Failed again in business at age 24.
Overcame the death of his sweetheart at age 26.

Had a nervous breakdown at age 27.

Lost a congressional race at age 36.
Lost a senatorial race at age 45.

Failed in an effort to become vice-president at age 47.
Lost a senatorial race at age 49.

Elected President of the United States at age 52.

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