Tuesday, February 02, 2010

The Oldest Person I Know

Claire Conway recently wrote a fine essay for her Transition Year Work Portfolio, under the popular title, 'The Oldest Person I Know'. A vivid recreation of a long and memorable life, it starts:-

The oldest person I know is my grandmother Hildegard. She is 85 years old and has gained so much wisdom and has experienced breathtaking events throughout her long life. She is an amazing person, full of rich memories, and I love to listen to her unique stories. What makes her most interesting is the fact that she and her family lived and experienced first hand the Second World War in Germany...

Read Claire's full essay here.

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