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Can You Guess Who This Is?

Saturday 07 May 2011
 
This was a man who:
 
  1. Failed in business at age 31.
  2. Was defeated in a legislative race at age 32.
  3. Failed again in business at age 34.
  4. Overcame the death of his sweetheart at age 35.
  5. Had a nervous breakdown at age 36.
  6. Lost an election at age 38.
  7. Lost a congressional race at age 43.
  8. Lost a congressional race at age 46.
  9. Lost a congressional race at age 48.
  10. Lost a senatorial race at age 55.
  11. Failed in an effort to become vice-president at age 56.
  12. Lost a senatorial race at age 58.
  13. Was elected president of the United States at age 60.
Did you guess who this was?
 

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