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Now, Vivian, do you mind me asking old you are?
I was 80 years on November 3rd, 2004.
Wow! 80! What does it like to be 80?
It’s a little inconvenient because my didn’t turn 80 but my body did and I find it
sometimes my mind follows my body too. And it’s hard to be as quick as I to be
and I always want to do more, now than I able to do. I can’t do what I to do when
I was younger.
Oh, that’s disappointing and a little frustrating.
Very frustrating! Very frustrating! Especially when you have been all of your life
and all of a sudden things are just, have slowed to where you can’t do all those
running around, flying around tasks that you used to be to do in the morning.
Sometimes it takes me two days to get accomplished. Well those are definite
disadvantages to getting older. Are there any ? Can you give us some hope?
Yes! Yes! There is hope. You have reached an age where you where you have been.
I’m very fortunate that I lived in the 1900’s. I was born in 1924. I saw the airplane .
I saw the beginning of penicillin. I saw the for polio which stopped it in its track.
I saw so many things. World War II. I was married in World War II and my went overseas
for two years during that time, and my first two years of was by letters, so it was,
it’s a good time, 80, you look back on all those things and you’re to be part of it.
You begin to understand the changes that are taking just as they took place when you
were young, but you don’t come to that realization until you old. You don’t become wiser.
You just become knowledgeable.
Well, that doesn’t so bad.