Rita Levi-Montalcini. Nobel Prize winner. Physician and cell biologist. And 103 years old.
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"Earnestine Shepherd, 74-year-old body builder. Didn't start working out until she was 54."
Whatever keeps you young!
“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” Mother Teresa
Look where my hope comes from..my hope comes from the Lord...
101 years old * At 101 years old, Connie was still riding her horse every day. She taught over 36,000 girls to ride at a girls summer camp over a span of 70 years. She was a huge inspiration to many people. Her health was great and her mind was sharp. I asked her what her secret to longevity was. She said, “Well Honey, you just don’t let that rocking chair take over…you get up and go even if you don’t want to.”
Hats Off Hats Off is a feature-length documentary profiling the beauty and eccentricities of an extraordinary woman -- 93-year-old actress Mimi Weddell -- named at age 90 one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in New York" by New York Magazine.
LOVE this! Another pinner said: "She could be following the color blocking trend, or she might just be loving the popart colors~who cares?? At this age do whatever you want and if others think you have demetia, let them! Give yourself a smile then whack 'em with your eco-friendly shopping bag!" :)))
Bright and active.
Maggie Braxton, Cleveland, OH ... Isn't she beautiful!
“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Lena Horne, American Singer, Actress, Dancer, And Civil Rights Activist
-- Rita Levi-Montalcini, Born April 22, 1909 Neurologist who received the 198 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine. In Sept. 2011 she is the oldest living Nobel laureate.