5 Great Things About Growing Old
You’ll Know Who You Are
A sense of urgency comes with aging. Before I was 75, I was tentative about many things. But now I know my own voice, and
most important, I have the confidence to use it. Today I’m blogging and giving speeches and participating in all sorts of
activities that, honestly, I would have been incapable of back in my 60s.
Betty Reid Soskin, 89, is a full-time park ranger for the Rosie The Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historic Park, in Richmond, California.
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