Daily Prompt: Age

I just read Norimitsu Onishi’s article in The New York Times (Nov 30, 2017) titled, A Generation in Japan Faces a Lonely Death. The article is about Japan’s lonely deaths and one of the harsh realities of  a rapidly aging society. This article was part of a series that explored, “how we die and what it tells us about how we live.” How we die…how we live…

In the last 100 days, I have met many youth and I can think of three who are under 30 (I am 50) with whom I have become good friends. Our conversations span generations and enrich each other’s perspectives. We talk about life, death, love, politics, food, travel, bitcoins, superfoods and so much more. It makes us feel alive and ageless…I have realized that age is one of the most unimportant factors in having meaningful relationships. For me age is all about how I feel at heart and how I choose to live…

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