Mary Miller fell in love with a man who made his fortune flipping houses. But when the relationship ended, Mary wasn't just heartbroken --- she wanted to beat him at his own game.
On the way to the bank to sign a $400,000 loan, Miller heard Lee Ann Womack's"I Hope You Dance"on the radio. "Don't let some hell-bent heart make you bitter," she sang. "When you come close to selling out, reconsider." Mary did reconsider, and on the verge of signing the papers, decided to cancel the deal. It was a lucky thing for her, since the housing market would crash shortly after that. Miller now makes her living her own way ---singingcountry music and jazz standards.
(Originally aired October 26, 2012)
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Video: Lee Ann Womack, "I Hope You Dance"