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Posted on January 21, 2014 by Kate de Medeiros | 0 comments
When I tell people I’m a narrative gerontologist, they usually look perplexed.  I typically follow-up with something like, “I study stories that older people tell and write.”  Most of the time, people then give me the name of someone they know who's had an interesting life, usually someone who has traveled extensively, played a key part in a battle — something with a movie-esque quality.  I want to respond by telling them that that is the exact opposite of what I do or what I'm interested...
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