What About the Late Bloomers?
Those of you who follow my blog know that I sometimes feature what today’s famous people were doing in their teenage years. Some were very precocious. But what about the late bloomers?
Anne Morrow Lindbergh would fit that category.
Anne was married to one of the most famous aviators of all time – Charles Lindbergh — the man who made history as he successfully flew the first transatlantic flight in 1927.
By the time Anne left this world in 2001, she had become famous as an aviator (she could fly, navigate, and operate radio), as she made round-the-world flights with her husband. She raised a family of five children while living in many parts of the world; and eventually became a best-selling author. Many accomplishments to her credit
“Shiest, Most Self-Conscious…”
But now listen to what she has to say about her teen years:
“I was the youngest, shiest, most self-conscious adolescent that – I believe – ever lived. In addition, I have to confess that my adolescence lasted a phenomenally long time…”
[From Bring Me a Unicorn: Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1922-1928]
If you’re looking for a good read, check out Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s book Bring me a Unicorn, that tells of her teen years – and how she met and fell in love with the dashing, handsome, world-famous, aviator, Charles Lindbergh. All taken right from the diaries and letters she wrote at the time — all her own feelings, in all her own words.
Learn From Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Do you feel that you’re a late bloomer? If so, take heart with a lesson from Anne. What are your thoughts on late bloomers? I’d love to hear. Leave your comments below.
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