Aging Gracefully: Portraits of People Over 100 by Karsten Thormaehlen

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By Karsten Thormaehlen

Fall in love with fifty two clever, fit, and pleased 100-year-olds during this celebratory and uplifting artwork publication. a gorgeous and engaging exploration of what it really is wish to be over a hundred years previous, Aging Gracefully invitations readers to appear into the face of a century of lifestyles event with snap shots of centenarians captured through the compassionate, minimalist lens of photographer Karsten Thormaehlen. The impressive pictures are observed by way of brief bios of the centenarians, that includes costs and knowledge on love, nutrition, humor, and dwelling with grace.

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She appreciates her morning coffee, the newspaper that goes with it, listening to Mozart and Bach, and the fact that she is in good enough shape to keep things tidy herself and to take part in the lives of her five grandchildren. She is proud of her iron constitution and that, on the day of our visit, it was not her daughter-in-law who went with her to see the doctor, but rather she who went with her daughter-in-law to see the doctor. Annie says her longevity may have something to do with the fact that she never smoked and didn’t drink alcohol.

She has three children, eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. When she’s not giving Bible classes or playing the piano, she meets her friends to play dominos—one of her favorite pastimes. Acknowledgments A heartfelt thank you to all the centenarians who so kindly agreed to pose for their photographs. I’d also like to thank their spouses, relatives, and friends, as well as the management and staff of many facilities, for their support. It was a pleasure working with all of you.

Kiichiero is proud of his good memory and that he can remember things that happened a long time ago in precise detail. And he can still take care of himself quite well. He just polished his shoes to a high shine again. After all, they must look good, and so must he, when he goes to visit an old friend. BORN FEBRUARY 4, 1914, IN SILANUS, ITALY Tonia Nola SILANUS, NUORO PROVINCE, SARDINIA, ITALY Tonia Nola has always lived in Silanus, a small, beautiful village located at the foot of Mount Arbo in Sardinia.

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