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Never Give Up on Your Goals

She’s the most unusual student on campus. She holds hands with her teachers and sings to the campus safety staff. And at 76 years old, Vivian Carrington is one of the oldest graduates ever at Rollins College.

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Find the Satisfaction Within

Nola Ochs was 95 when she moved 100 miles from her family farm in rural Kansas to Fort Hays State University after learning that she was only 30 hours shy of a bachelor’s degree that she began work on decades ago. One year later, in 2007, she became the oldest college graduate ever.

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Live Every Day to the Fullest

Dr. Robert Masson is renowned for many things, and he inspires all around him to live life to its fullest, to live with passion and purpose and to always keep Growing Bolder. Now, that is leading to what may be one of the most unusual and inspiring story in all of motorsports.

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Life in the Fast Lane

Charlotte Sanddal from Helena, Montana, embodies the keys to active longevity. The 94-year-old has a strong intergenerational social group, lives an active and adventurous life, loves to travel, volunteers and refuses to let health setbacks keep her on the couch. We caught up with this inspirational nonagenarian in between races while she was winning 5 national age group swimming championships.

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