At age 5 his Father died.
At age 16 he quit school.
At age 17 he had already lost 4 jobs.
Between ages 18 & 22, he was a railroad conductor & failed.
He joined the army & washed out there.
He applied for law school he was rejected.
He became an insurance sales man & failed.
At age 20 his wife left him
He became a cook & dishwasher in a small cafe.
At age 65 he retired.
Decided to commit suicide, he had failed so much. But, he realized still one thing he could do better than anyone “cooking”
He borrowed $87, bought & fried up chicken using his recipe, went door to door to sell them in Kentucky.