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    George Zimmer, founder and former executive chairman of the Men's Wearhouse. The retailer says it fired Zimmer because he couldn’t let go.

    - flickr.com/Thomas Hawk

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    Colonel Sanders was a sixth-grade dropout, army mule-tender, locomotive fireman, insurance salesman and political candidate. That was before he became famous for his chicken.

    - colonelsanders.com

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    Martha Stewart walks around her $16 million New York estate for the first time in five months on March 4, 2005 in Katonah, N.Y. after she was released from prison.

    - Michael Nagle/Getty Images

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    Wally Amos currently resides in Kailua, Hawaiii, and also Long Island, N.Y.

    - wallyamos.com