Famous people who picked careers their parents disapproved of
These famous figures didn't get much family support when they started out
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It's never easy to choose a career, especially if you don't get the blessing from your parents. But sometimes ignoring their objections and following your dreams can lead to a success. Just look at some famous figures throughout history. From Edgar Allan Poe to Oprah Winfrey and Katy Perry, these famed individuals went for it, even when faced with trials and tribulations.
Let's just say that it's good that they went against convention, or else their lives would have turned out very different than they are today! To see whom we mean, click through the gallery.
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