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PHOTOS: Retired 60 Year Old Achieves His Dream Of Becoming A Model


Published at 1:38pm 9th June 2016.

A 60 year old model has proved it is never too late to achieve your dreams.

Seven months ago, Parisian Philippe Duman posted a series of images in an attempt to reach his goal of becoming a model.

He wrote on Reddit: “Retired but not out, giving a last go to my lifelong dream of becoming a model, do I have it in me?”

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People were fascinated by his dapper look and edgy style and fast forward to today, he is living the dream.

Since the post he has been signed with six modelling and talent agencies, modelling for the likes of Joop! Homme.

Before his big break, Dunam was retired after working as a location and unit manager in the French film industry.

You can see a number of his modelling snaps on his Instagram account ‘dumphill’.

With a well groomed beard and tattoos, Philippe has a signature look which has turned heads across the world.

Take a sneak peek into his Instagram account below.

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