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| Throwback – all the way back – to the early 1900’s when these amazing people were born. They’ve learnt a lot since then that they want to share with our generations.
What are the secrets of living a long and fulfilling life? Here, three centenarians look back on their 100+ years on earth and share what their most valuable life lessons were, and also their regrets.
First off, Cliff Crozier, born 1915, says he’s done all that he’s wanted to do in life, and as long as he can still be helpful to others and stay positive, he is determined to keep going. His best quote during the interview is:
"I’ve been retired for thirty-eight years. It always pleases me that I can keep robbing the government of my pension…a spot of whiskey occassionally helps."
What a legend.
Next up there’s Emilia Terza Harper, a Czechoslovakian, who was born in 1913. She loves spending her time out shopping, meeting new people and chatting about happy memories.
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Finally, John Denerly, born in 1914, looks back fondly on his ‘relatively easy life’ even amongst the two world wars, as he recalls staying up all night as a teenager listening to New York jazz, growing up as a pharmacist, and settling down in Eastborne.
Watch the video below and get some life lessons from these centenarians!
Video by Life Hunters