There really is a Fountain of Youth, kind of. Regular exercise and what’s generally referred to as Masters Sports, organized competition for older adults like the National Senior games, are changing everything we thought we knew about aging and vitality. Marc Middleton has more.
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Fountain of Youth
A 100-year-old woman has broken the world records for the fastest 100- and 200-meter dashes in her age group. Watch the videos of Diane Friedman as she becomes the fastest centenarian in the world.
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