In her life, Ruth Hamilton was a teacher, a radio star, a politician, a mother and a wife. Born in 1898, Her life spanned three centuries and she had a front-row seat to some of the most important and interesting moments in history. She died in January 2008, just three months shy of her 110th birthday. Before her death, Ruth recorded dozens of video blogs for the Growing Bolder community, making her the world's oldest vlogger.
In this vlog, explains why she started writing her autobiography at the age of 75 and kept at it for years. Plus, she reveals how she came so close to Hitler in pre-war Germany she could have shot him.
to visit Ruth's personal page on GrowingBolder.com, and watch her other
video blogs, read excerpts from her incredible autobiography, which she
wrote at the age of 91, and look through pictures of her life and
Once you get to know Ruth, who lived life fully until she died just before her 110th birthday, you'll never look at aging the same again.