How Mark Twain became Mark Twain: The amazing story of the lectures that made him a superstar - Salon.com
Tina Miller, MA,CFLE stashed this in writers
He was broke, tired of being a freelancer and bored in California. One trip and some lectures changed everything
There's a lesson in there somewhere.
i love these STORIES/documentations of those moments in prominent figures' own histories that contributed to their rise, that indicate transformation