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AlbertJayNock

People Who Are Younger Than Me

The older I get, the more of them there are and the more I notice them.

Recent events have made me even more aware of them. For instance, when Barak Obama got elected it was the first time in my life that I was older than the President of the United States.

The events I talked about in my last post provided a lot of grist for this particular mill. Michael Jackson was 50, a few months younger than me when he died. He has joined John Keats, Evariste Galois, and Alan Turing on the list of people who accomplished a lot in a life that was shorter than mine is going to be.

Finally, I was surprised to learn from his wikipedia page that Mark Sanford was born in 1960. I was born in 1958. When I first heard about his troubles, I wanted to smack him for being so crazy and irresponsible. But now  I've softened a bit . Heck, I did a lot of stupid things myself when I was 49.

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Person younger than you speaking. :)
See, you're everywhere :)