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Coming of age has many meanings. For some, it means they can get their driver’s license when they turn 16, or 14 as the case may be. For others, it means they’ve turned 21 and can legally drink alcohol.
Well, for this person, coming of age came a while ago when I got my first AARP literature in the mail. Yes, I was offended – what do they mean sending me this stuff? I threw it in the trash like I’d catch the plague touching the paper material.
Later, as my hair turned less brown, my thoughts began to turn to the light at the end of the tunnel, retirement – and that light seemed brighter than it did before.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here.


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