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Famous high school dropouts

Published On: Jun 02 2011 03:25:26 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 18 2013 10:16:27 AM CDT

Actor Mark Wahlberg, who dropped out of high school at age 14, recently received his diploma in June through an online program. Here's a look at the stars who defied one-in-a-million odds to make it big without a diploma.

famous dropouts - Roseanne Barr
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When Roseanne Barr was 18, she left her hometown of Salt Lake City, telling her parents she was going to visit a friend in Colorado for two weeks. Instead, she never went back, doing stand-up gigs in the Denver area before making her way to Los Angeles.

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