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The Murder of Sonny Liston is as far from a rags-to-riches tale as you could get - but it is absolutely compelling.
Ali Nihat Yazici, Fide Vice President, Former President of Turkey Chess Association and Chairman Fide Chess in Schools Commission shared the rags-to-riches story of the Turkish Chess Association, which virtually started from scratch without any significant funding to raking millions of euros annually from sponsorship, government budget allocation, fees and membership registration.
Who the hell looks back on how great it was to fantasize about "rags-to-riches'' success?
The story of CytoSorbents Corporation has the potential to become a classic rags-to-riches tale.
His was the rags-to-riches tale, the story of a grafter for whom years of honest and unrelenting toil were finally rewarded with a season highlighted by one of the most momentous of all Champion Hurdle victories.
Clumsy and garish, Steve Antin's rags-to-riches fairytale cannot muster a single sequin of originality.
CHARITY CHAMP: Duncan Bannatyne promoting Soccer Aid earlier this year, right ON SONG: Duncan in a 'stop smoking' Queen video spoof, left HOT TIPS: Duncan, second left below, with fellow TV 'Dragons' IF THE CAP FITS: Rags-to-riches Duncan was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Business Administration by Teesside University last year
MODEL Danielle Lineker is angry that some people see her marriage to husband Gary as a "rags-to-riches" tale.
"Susan's is a real Cinderella, rags-to-riches story, which has captivated the world," the Daily Star quoted an insider as saying.
BANGOR University graduate Danny Boyle's rags-to-riches tale Slumdog Millionaire has won the top film prize from Hollywood's producers.
Algoma's rags-to-riches story from a debt-ridden, insolvent company to one of world's most efficient steel producers is well documented.
Sidebars include further details, such as the rags-to-riches story of Weni, the ambiguous gender of Akhenaton, and further information about texts found in the pyramids, royal mummies, and tomb robberies.