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99 Year-Old Poet Becomes Bestseller
There are many writers who have found literary fame late in life. None, however, can match the late-career bloom that is Toyo Shibata. At the age of 99, she’s become one of Japan’s bestselling authors. What’s more, Reuters reports, she’s only been writing for the past 7 years, since back pain forced her to abandon her previous love, dancing.
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