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Turning a Hobby into a Business

Find out how these teens made the jump from hobbyists to entrepreneurs.

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This story appears in the January 2004 issue of Teen Startups.

Most people, whether they're teens or adults, have certain activities they absolutely love. For 18-year-old Charley Baugh, it's fishing and fishing lures. For Erin Ozanne, 20, it's sewing. And for Adam Welti, 19, it's animals.

So what's the difference between these three individuals and the rest of us? The fact that they found a way to turn their hobbies into lucrative businesses.

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