The amazing & true adventures of five iconic businesses

We here at Inc. confess to being ardent fans of the VH1 series "Where Are They Now?" The Bad Boys of Rock II episode was particularly affecting. And after a round of interviews with some of the top entrepreneurs of the last quarter-century, we decided we had stories to tell that were just as moving (read: over the top!) as those told by your average hair band. There's the famous business owner who spent years trying to recover her voice after a freak injury. There's the food-court maven who has so many kids she could literally field a baseball team. And then there are the ex-hippies who tool around in a Crown Victoria that hauls a fiberglass statue. No, we're not kidding. All of what you're about to read is somehow completely true.

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