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The 103 year old runner: What does that tell us about health and aging?

In June 2019, Julia Hawkins a 103 year old ran a 100 meter dash. Even more interesting, this same woman, 2 years ago at 101, set a record running the same 100 meter dash. She ran it in 39.62 seconds. In her interview with the New York Times, she gave advice that would be useful to anyone: 

“Keep yourself in good shape if you can. Have many passions. And look for magic moments. That is something that I have done in my life — think of the things that are magic moments that happen to you, like sunsets and sunrises, rainbows, beautiful birds, music and people’s lovely comments to you. All of those are magic moments and they are free for all. Be sure to keep your eye open for them” 

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