A bloke at work was telling me that a woman he dated 15 years ago ... →
[More:]... and who showed no sporting prowess whatsoever at the time won a gold medal in the Olympic Games. He had no clue she'd ever achieve such greatness, let alone the nation's adulation.
I told him I'd been at school with a girl who was a ditzy airhead, but who ended up as editor of Marie Claire, is now Editor of Harper's Bazaar, she has a fabulous NY millionaire lifestyle and has been awarded the OBE by the Queen.
Were you at school with someone who at the time was very ordinary but whose accomplishments in later life have left you speechless?