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    agebuzz Guest Blogger: Alice Herb

    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: The Kindness Of Strangers

    By Alice Herb   When I read the news every day, most of what I see are the ugly aspects of my fellow human beings. Yet as I now show the visible signs of old age, I am happy to say that most people spontaneously not only offer to help…

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    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: Writing My Memoir

    By Alice Herb   I’ve spent the last few years trying to write a memoir. This has not been an ego trip but rather a tale of my ultimate survival. It’s probably why so many people have urged me to write it. But it is no easy task. Approaching my…

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    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: Grief

    By Alice Herb   I am a veteran of grief. In my very long life, I have lost so many loved ones that grief has become part of my soul. First and foremost were the deaths of my first husband at age 42 followed by that of my older son…

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    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: Husbands & Fathers

    By Alice Herb   As I watched the Senate hearings on now-confirmed Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, I was reminded of an article I read years ago that maintained the following: Girls whose fathers encouraged and/or supported them to pursue careers usually not open to women often succeeded when they did…

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    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: Regrets

    By Alice Herb   As I will be 90 next year, I’ve been asked to look back to any regrets I may have. I hadn’t been thinking of any regrets and at first, I couldn’t figure out what I may have regretted – decisions I made, paths I followed, listening…

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    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: Nostalgia

    I was inspired to write about nostalgia while reading a review of Carl Bernstein’s latest book, in which he recalls his attraction to and love of the newspaper trade as it used to be. Nostalgia is a funny thing. It romanticizes and sanitizes what used to be but we also…

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    Alice Herb
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    Biography:

    Alice Herb is a retired attorney, journalist, and bioethics consultant. Having reached the age of 85+, she’s more than ready to share her experiences and opinions with agebuzz readers. Want to comment on something she’s said? She welcomes your feedback at [email protected] Her blog post header title is “Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting.”

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