07/07/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Baby Boomers Strike A Pose

Ms. Branker would love to model full time. But being new -- she was discovered two years ago while taking salsa lessons at Stepping Out Studios in Manhattan -- she has held on to her $35,000-a-year Lowe's job. Still, she counts herself lucky. "I never would imagine, starting to model at 51 years old," she said.

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