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Poets and Sages Behind Closed Doors

Poets and Sages Behind Closed Doors

Feb 20, 2018-- Not all of us will reach old age. The lucky among us who aren't lost to disease, accident, or other unforeseen circumstances will have decades of adjustments to make as we age. We slow down, lines etch our faces, grey finds its way into our hair. At a certain point, it's likely that some of us will end up in care facilities -- whether due to the lack of surviving relatives to help, or simply because our care requires professional intervention. The aging process and all that it entails is often looked upon with fear or disdain. Lauren Grace Weldon takes a different perspective. In this piece she seeks out and finds, powerful stories, metaphors and messages in people who are approaching the sunset of their lives. (11170 reads)

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