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Emma Freud: “I’m Not Interested in Spending My 50s Pretending I’m in My 40s” | InStyle


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“I’m 55½, and I’m excited about the future.”

My amazing mum was 90 last month. She’s been an actress for 70 years—and on her big day she performed two theater shows before hosting dinner for 30 people. She swims every morning, goes tap dancing every week, and has nearly mastered the names, if not the sexes, of her 18 grandchildren.

Read the full article here: Emma Freud: “I’m Not Interested in Spending My 50s Pretending I’m in My 40s” | InStyle

The oldest person in the world says ‘being single’ is the reason she’s still alive | Independent


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The oldest woman alive, who lives on raw eggs and cookies, is celebrating her 117th birthday. Emma Morano, who was born on 29 November, 1899, is believed to be the only person alive who has witnessed three centuries. The brandy-drinking Italian woman, who has credited her old age to being single and getting to bed early, reportedly said “My word, I’m as old as the hills”, when she was crowned the world’s oldest.

Read the full article here: The oldest person in the world says ‘being single’ is the reason she’s still alive | Independent

East Meets East | Loading Docs


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The honest musings of a Chinese grandmother brings an unseen community into the spotlight. 79-year-old Fang Ruzhen immigrated to Auckland to help raise her grandchildren. Seventeen years on, English is still a foreign language, but she has found community with other elderly Chinese grandparents through her daily ritual of riding the bus to the Asian …

Read the full story here: East Meets East | Loading Docs

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