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Two ways to grow old

Are you the turtle or the hare?

Flossie Dickey turned 110 and sounds exhausted, almost falling asleep on the set and would like nothing better than to be left alone.

Virginia McLaurin is 106. Her joy at meeting the Obamas at the White House is infectious.

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Gore Vidal

I’m not sentimental about anything. Life flows by, and you flow with it or you don’t. Move on and move out.

– New York Times interview, August 26, 2004