At a certain age, it's tempting to think that your best days are behind you and that it's too late in life to start something new. It's especially difficult when you see how young geniuses get lauded in the press for their achievements so early in life. And it's right that youthful accomplishments should be praised because success isn't easy, even when it looks easy.
But for all of us who think we've lost our chance at making a dream come true or crossing a life goal off our list, there's a good reason to hold out all the same. His name is Giuseppe Paterno.