Weird Predictions That Came True. When Billy Mills was twelve his cousin predicted Billy would “do something famous in sports.” Billy wasn’t athletic and thought his cousin was teasing. “No,” his cousin explained, “I read a lot of books about athletes and all the athletes I read about are either poor, orphaned, or people make fun of them; and Billy, all three of those things happened to you!” Fourteen years later Billy Mills would unexpectedly win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

I found this fun fact researching Do You Know Who Billy Mills Is?

Another funny prediction occurred in my junior high yearbook. My class’s Last…

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Programmer by day. Author by night. As I put on running tights, I imagine I’m a superhero. Creator of Unemploymentville.com and No-Work Spanish.

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