Life Lessons From An 80-Year-Old Catwalk Model

Imagine you’re 80 years old and a model. Deshun Wang doesn’t have to imagine it – some say he is the hottest guy on the catwalk. And yes, he is 80 years old.

Lessons learned:

  • You can start your life from scratch whenever you want, regardless of age.
  • Start over as many times as you want, and as many times as you need to.
  • It’s okay to start from nothing. In fact, it might be advantageous, because it gives you supreme motivation.
  • Age is not a factor.
  • Age is not a factor.
  • Age is not a factor.
  • Work, effort and perseverance ARE factors.
  • Whatever you are doing, you can step it up a notch. Deshun started going to the gym when he was 50. At 70, he ‘really got into working out.’
  • It’s never too late. At the age of 79, Deshun did his first catwalk.
  • Always have more things that you want to achieve. It’s your reason for getting up in the morning and your reason for living.
  • Potential is great, but action is even better.
  • When you think it’s too late… it’s not. Don’t let that be your excuse for giving up.
  • No one can keep you from success, except yourself.
  • When it’s time to shine, be the brightest.

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