Long before these celebs became famous, they were mere commoners. Young Bill Gates was not a billionaire and Nelson Mandela was born into a country plagued by apartheid. What they achieved in their lives was due to the sheer strength of their hard work and willpower.
Bright Side brings you photographs of 15 famous people from times when they weren’t so famous.
George W. Bush
John F. Kennedy
Pope John Paul II
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