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Banana Battles Back

This is an intense tale of determination; a celebration of passion and the human spirit. 93-year-old Banana George Blair, weak from a long battle with pneumonia and in constant pain from six back surgeries, wants to get his bare feet back on the water.

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Romancing The Road

Rachel Veitch was 89 years old and had 540,000 miles on her 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente — aka "Chariot" — when we met her. Learn Rachel's secrets to her car's longevity, that caught even car afficionado Jay Leno's eye, and earned Chariot and Rachel a trip to "The Tonight Show."

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Change can be hard. Speed skating icon Apolo Anton Ohno has experienced it in his life and wants to empower you to make your life’s transitions the best they can be

She pole vaults, throws the javelin, discus, shot put and hammer, sprints, hurdles and runs the steeple chase. She’s also 88 years old. Flo Meiler, aka ‘the Pole Vaulting granny’ joins Marc to kick off Season 2 of Fountain of Youth.

Home Shopping Host Diane Gilman, aka, the Jean Queen, waged a painful, lengthy battle against breast cancer. She shares what she’s learned about overcoming obstacles.

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Nevertheless, She Persisted

As a medical doctor, photographer, mother, world traveler and FAA Certified Drone Pilot, Claire Johnson has many impressive attributes. Intelligence. Persistence. Determination. But her greatest characteristic might be this: staying open to the possibilities.

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It’s Never Too Late to Live With Passion and Purpose in Your Profession | Active Aging Week

One of the most important decisions we make for our wellness is how we spend our days. Whether it involves paid work, volunteering, caregiving, or creative expression, our choices and activities that comprise how we spend our days become how we spend our lives. While one chapter of our professional activities may be complete, it’s never too late to begin something new, even in our 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. And the good news is today there are more choices and opportunities than ever before.

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Dottie Gray

The Indomitable Dottie Gray

If you think someone 90 or older can’t bounce back from a broken hip, prepare to have your mind changed. Meet Dottie Gray, the 94-year-old who had her hip replaced less than a year ago and still showed up to compete at the National Senior Games.

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