17 People Share Their Wholesome Middle-Age Success Stories

@himelissahunter via Twitter

How many “success stories” have you heard about that involve someone young? Probably a lot. How many “success stories” have you heard about that involve someone in their middle age? Probably not many!

To change that, TV writer and producer Melissa Hunter decided to show some middle-agers some love. She asked her middle-aged followers on Twitter to share their “big breaks” with her. “I want to read about a mother of 2 who published her first novel, a director who released their first studio feature at 47,” she explained.

Well, the middle-agers of Twitter delivered. These wholesome stories of people who experienced success later in life will leave you wanting to hug them.

  1. This Ambitious Writer

  2. This Adventurous Musician

  3. This To-Be Lawyer

  4. This Photographer

  5. This Grandma With ALS

  6. This Artist

  7. This Marathoner

  8. This New Nurse Practitioner

  9. This Soldier

  10. This Almost Band Member

  11. This Baker

  12. This Guy Who Practices What He Preaches

  13. This Funeral Director

  14. This Prize Winner

  15. This Theater Talent

  16. This Bicycler

  17. This New Teacher

Do you know someone who experienced success in their middle ages?