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Life, Ageism, Society

Age is Just a Number — Or Is It?

Perspectives on a complicated issue

Last week my good friend, Spy columnist Maria Grant and I were enjoying lunch together when she told me she was thinking about a column on aging. The article would be about athletes that defy age by performing at a high level against teammates and competitors close to half their age. It…



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John Dean

Writer, blogger, lover of nature, music, photography, and Goldendoodles. Top writer in Government. Editor of Dean’s List.