Life Is But A Dream

Meet five people--including a surfer and a sculptor--who have forsaken their routine lives to pursue a passion

Companies reinvent themselves. Celebrities remake themselves habitually. So why not you? We sought out people who switched courses late in life to pursue a dream that had been on hold for too long. And we found a country full of inspiring stories: the commercial fisherman who now surfs three months a year, the business exec who becomes a sculptor and the teacher turned activist. Everyone's dreams are different--like the former pilot who swam the English Channel--but just the idea of a dream can be powerful and contagious. As Goethe said, "Whatever you can do or dream, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and...

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