When They Were 22: 100 Famous People at the Turning Point in Their Lives by Brad DunnMost of us can point to one or two moments in our lives when everything changed, when a stroke of fate forever altered the future, or a single decision sparked a lifetime of consequences. Across the broadest spectrum of famous people, that moment happens more often at 22 than any other age.
Brad Dunns When They Were 22 tells the stories of famous people and the fateful events and choices they faced at the all-important age of 22. From writers, actors, and musicians to politicians, hip-hop moguls, criminals, and porn stars, When They Were 22 chronicles some of the most legendary, influential, and controversial celebrities during the most pivotal year of their lives. Just a few examples:
* Oprah Winfrey dropped out of college to become a newsreader in Nashville, and at 22 moved to Baltimore to work at another station where she landed her own talk show.
* Jack White had his own upholstery business at age 22, but while practicing the guitar he asked his wife, Meg, to try the drums--he liked her playing so much they began performing as a two-piece band, the White Stripes.
* When Karl Rove was 22, he was accused of espionage and deceitful campaign tactics by the College Republicans and wound up meeting future president George W. Bush.
With an eclectic lineup that includes Bill Murray, Sean Diddy Combs, Marilyn Monroe, Stephen Hawking, Pamela Anderson, Malcolm X, Stanley Kubrick, Andy Warhol, Larry Flynt, Jane Goodall, Harvey Weinstein, and many more, When They Were 22 is perfect for graduates, job searchers, celebrity watchers, biography lovers, or anyone who doubts that in life anything is possible.
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Still recovering from the debauchery that was your 21st, you find yourself tempted to just call it quits on this whole birthday business. This particular milestone seems to just herald in the insecurities of our twenties. Of course, being in a position to really feel this anxiety is actually a unique privilege of its own.
22 Things That Happen When You Turn 22
It's a year of firsts first job, first business card, first apartment. And it makes you feel like a total boss. How cool are you?! When you get ID'd at the bar, you feel so mature because you're not a year-old baby who just started drinking. Now you're like, "Oh, my ID?
Happy birthday, girlfriend. Today is your time to shine, and the spotlight is totally on you. Amidst all of the champagne poppin' for those who are 21 and up , and partying the night away the last thing you want to do is take time away from celebrating to think of a witty caption. You want to be able to upload a couple of great pictures, and get back to having the time of your life with your besties. That's why having a solid game plan set in stone with clever Instagram captions for your birthday picked out beforehand is always a good idea. Are the plans big for this big birthday, are they more on the intimate side?
These are 22 points of knowledge that I have learned during my time as a year-old. Your emotions are constantly fluctuating because we are all learning to navigate in the real world. You no longer eat breakfast at midnight. Or anything at midnight. Because post-grad life hopefully means working , and staying up til midnight is far, far from your mind. Sleeeeeep is good. Just be warned.
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A birthday is always a good day and at the same time, it is a wonderful moment to celebrate and treasure. There are a lot of birthdays and each one of them is truly precious as well. Being 22 would be a good year to start doing more things, to start being more and to start exploring more about yourself and the people around you. If your loved one is turning 22, may it be your sister or maybe your brother, maybe your lover, here are some happy 22nd birthday wishes that they would surely love and appreciate. Happy 14th Birthday Quotes.