"The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world. I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain." Susan B Anthony
Old People Line Up To Clean Radiation in Japan... Mr. Yamada: “I am 72 and on average I probably have 13 to 15 years left to live. Even if I were exposed to radiation, cancer could take 20 or 30 years or longer to develop. Therefore us older ones have less chance of getting cancer.” Retirees are volunteering to expose themselves to high levels of radiation so the younger men and women don’t have to.
Whoopi Goldberg, her mother Emma Johnson, her daughter Alexandrea Martin, and Alexandrea's child. Emma Johnson, who died in 2010, had earned her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education at NYU. “My mother was a great adventure person, so she loved to go on adventures and my brother and I made sure that her life was full and rich."
"Springsteen wants his audience to leave the arena, as he commands them, with “your back hurting, your voice sore, and your sexual organs stimulated.” Photograph by Julian Broad. Link goes to a long interview and appreciation of Springsteen at sixty-two, by Davie Remnick
If you cherished and maintained the same car for 63 years and you changed your own oil every 3,000 miles, how much money would you save? [A lot.] Margaret Dunning, a 102-year-old Michigan woman has been making headlines after her energetic appearance at a classic car show in Canton, Ohio. Dunning attended the show with her baby: a 1930 Packard 740 Roadster that she purchased in 1949 and restored to mint condition...