Michael Gates Gill
After losing his career, his wife and his health, he thought his life was over. That all changed when he walked into a Starbucks.
Perhaps more than any other group, the recession continues to have a painful effect on the Americans over 50. With her Over 50 and Out of Work project, Susan Sipprelle hopes to change the public perception of these talented workers.
Not only is Eva Birath one of the top bodybuilders in Sweden, at 51, she's one of the oldest.
The Houdini Housewife's Great Escape
A bad economy has made a lot of families get creative. Wait until you meet this mother of three who decided to give her lifelong passion a try after her husband was laid off. She's now one of the few working female escape artists.