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The meaning of "rags to riches"

" Rags to riches "
Meaning:
From poverty to wealth.
Example:
J K Rowling was on benefits when she wrote Harry Potter. That's a real rags to riches story.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 18th century.
Where is it used?:
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