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As an adult, have you ever taken a trip to the place where your parents grew up and had them tell you the story of their life and times, in their own way, as you visited the haunts of their youth and did the things they did? If not, don’t miss doing so. I have done so with both my parents and have come out the richer for it.
I got to know more about my parents themselves, their family and extended family, their circumstances and choices, the places they went and the things they did, all in the background of the community and society of their times. The one good thing about growing older is that we achieve some perspective that allows us to evaluate things better. And studying the lives of older people is a quick way to get this perspective relatively young. That way we still have time to get more things right in our own lives. Read more of this post