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You Make Me Feel So Young (VOA On Assignment August 8, 2014)i
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August 08, 2014 11:50 AM
There are some 53-thousand people today in the U.S. alone who are 100 years old or more – a fast growing segment of the population. VOA’s Julie Taboh tells Alex Villarreal about three of them, vibrant centenarians whose love of life and lessons learned will be of interest to everyone.

You Make Me Feel So Young (VOA On Assignment August 8, 2014)

Published August 08, 2014

There are some 53-thousand people today in the U.S. alone who are 100 years old or more – a fast growing segment of the population. VOA’s Julie Taboh tells Alex Villarreal about three of them, vibrant centenarians whose love of life and lessons learned will be of interest to everyone.

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"Memories of the Berlin Wall"

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