Community Owned. Local News. Burke County, NC.

And just like that, the Old Man is 68

By CAROLINE POTEAT

For The Paper

Posted 8/26/23

There was a point in my life, not so many years ago, when 68 seemed old. Really, really old. Ancient. Near death, certainly. But not anymore. Now that I’ve reached 40 I can say with great certainty that 70 is the new 50 and my father is still in the prime of his life. 

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