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Last Quarter-Game of Life

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Old age isn't a disease.

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  • Last surviving crew member of Enola Gay aircraft dies at age 93 - New York Daily News
    New York Daily NewsLast surviving crew member of Enola Gay aircraft dies at age 93New York Daily NewsATLANTA — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives ...Last li […]
  • Manny Roth, Uncle of David Lee Roth, Dies At Age 95 - Noise11
    Manny Roth, Uncle of David Lee Roth, Dies At Age 95Noise11At his website David Lee Roth posted, “Uncle Manny has passed away. He was 95 years old. He was happy, laughing and smiling right up 'til the end. His presence already missed. His contributions with us forever”. Manny Roth was a legend of the New York ...and more »
  • A GOOD AGE: 90-year-olds speak out about today's health care - The Patriot Ledger
    A GOOD AGE: 90-year-olds speak out about today's health careThe Patriot LedgerIt expanded and became South Shore Hospital in 1945, which leads me to a handwritten letter from 95-year-old Mabel Bean. Her three children were born at the hospital, and she was a volunteer there for 22 years, giving 800 hours. She worked for an ...and more »
  • Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90 - The Seattle Times
    Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90The Seattle TimesItalian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90. The Italian Auxologic Institute in Milan on Monday confirmed Bergonzi's death on Friday. No cause was given. Born in the ...and more »
  • Cinema verite trailblazer Robert Drew dies at age 90 - Korea JoongAng Daily
    Korea JoongAng DailyCinema verite trailblazer Robert Drew dies at age 90Korea JoongAng DailyFilmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in “Primary” and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert ...Robert Drew, cin […]
  • Wisconsin farmer continues chores as age 90 nears - Wisconsin State Journal
    Wisconsin farmer continues chores as age 90 nearsWisconsin State JournalBLOOMER, Wis. (AP) — Perched on the driver's seat of a red Case International Harvester tractor, 89-year-old Donald "Donnie" Seibel put in a day's work pulling a rake through fields of cut hay under the mid-July sun. Despite a bad back and achy knees ...and more » […]
  • Well-known writer Paul St. Pierre dies at age 90 - Langley Times
    Well-known writer Paul St. Pierre dies at age 90Langley TimesLongtime Fort Langley resident and former Times columnist Paul St. Pierre died on Sunday, at the age of 90. St. Pierre was well-known in B.C. for many decades, first as a reporter and roving columnist with the Vancouver Sun, and as a writer and ...and more »
  • Famed Italian Operatic Tenor Carlo Bergonzi Dies at Age 90 - AllMediaNY
    AllMediaNYFamed Italian Operatic Tenor Carlo Bergonzi Dies at Age 90AllMediaNYItalian operatic tenor Carlo Bergonzi has died at the age of 90. He performed a string of stage roles and was captured on numerous recordings. The Italian Auxologic Institute confirmed Bergonzi's death on Monday. He passed away on Friday, July 25.Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi d […]
  • Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, leading Verdi interpreter, dies at age 90 - Newser
    Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, leading Verdi interpreter, dies at age 90NewserBorn in the province of Parma not far from Verdi's hometown, Bergonzi started his studies at age 16 as a baritone, only to discover later that his musical gifts lay in the tenor range. Bergonzi served in World War II in an anti-aircraft artillery unit ...
  • William FitzGerald, longtime probate judge, dies at age 90 - Journal Inquirer
    William FitzGerald, longtime probate judge, dies at age 90Journal InquirerMANCHESTER — William E. FitzGerald, who served as town's probate judge for 21 years until he was forced to retire in 1994 at age 70, died Wednesday. His family said in his obituary that he died “at his favorite place on Earth, the family home on Lake ...
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