tender age

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Despite his tender age, England under-17 international Huddlestone has been an ever-present for the Rams this season.
Today, at the relatively tender age of 31, Goldman has created a profitable, one-of-a-kind farm (for the San Fernando Valley) in Reseda, and he has done it without having to dig a single shovelful of soil.
com site will get a close look at how Rubin, who started building businesses at the tender age of 12, conceived of his most recent venture, Global Sports, Inc.
She caught the acting bug in a church panto at the tender age of five.
Becoming an Olympic champion in swimming's glamour event at the tender age of 19 - the average age of the other seven finalists was 25.
But at the tender age of eight, that all changed when her father dropped her mother off at a bus station, and Jewel waved goodbye to her mother for a long time to come.
At the tender age of 17, Wayne will pinch most of the headlines.
At the tender age of 54, it hardly seems fair that a master of the stage and screen should be forced to pack up his saxophone and his dog Buddy and open a little Krispy Kreme shop in Hope, Ark.
Bob Fayfield -- who began building electronic gadgets at the tender age of 10--has been named the 1998 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) in the Manufacturing category.
And a family film is being made of The Visiters - misspelt by the author Daisy Ashford, who wrote the book at the tender age of nine.
Saucy ex-blonde Jenny McCarthy might act like a bimbo who would gladly strip for her lunch, but the 1993 Playboy spread that launched her career at the tender age of 19 was actually a traumatic experience for the Catholic-raised wannabe star.
Blair, the busy screen and stage actress, producer and animal activist who got her big break in THE EXORCIST at this tender age.