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“Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.”

- Benjamin Franklin
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“I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don’t have any clean laundry because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life?”

-Anonymous
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“The Laughing Heart” by Charles Bukowski

Simple acknowledgment of mortality inspires deep clear living

American poet Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) is well-known in the literary world as an irreverent, tell-it-like-it-is kind of writer who spoke his truth — his whole truth — even when it was overtly opinionated, and especially when it would offend the … Continue reading

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“Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.”

- Henry David Thoreau
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Vladimir Yakovlev’s “The Age of Happiness” Shows Seniors in a Whole New Light

A Russian journalist's photo series shows a side of aging we rarely see

In our youth-obsessed culture, negative stereotypes of aging people are everywhere. Conjure up an image of an elderly person and what do you see? A stooped old man with a walker, perhaps? A frail, gray-haired woman being tended to in … Continue reading

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