“We come here with a phenomenal ability to do everything we dream we can do,” says Hunter. She obviously practices what she preaches, because not only was she a professor for many years, but she’s now a bishop, author, co-owner of a television station in South Africa and has just started her own publishing firm.
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Milicent in 1968.
Age-defying secrets: “Love God, love yourself, love others, love what you do, and make love to your committed partner.”
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Millicent struts her stuff in 1972.
Wise words: “Teach people how to treat you. I celebrate myself, and am drawn to people who celebrate me.”
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Millicent in the latest fashions in 1974.
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Millicent in 1980.
Currently she is the pastor and founder of The Baptist Worship Center in Philadelphia. “I started my church in my living room, with five people. We’ve grown to over 6,000 in 14 years.”
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Millicent and her full mane in 1999.
On her hair: “I thought about [coloring my hair] for about 30 seconds, when I was 29. Then I remembered that it’s better to appreciate and celebrate my uniqueness.”
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