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Friday, September 23, 2005


Raging Against Aging
"Sylvia Brickman was 88 years old when she decided to have a breast reduction," writes Dawn Fallik in a story that says more seniors are getting quality-of-life surgeries. Meanwhile, Andrew Cassell writes in his column, "The Economy," says that employers are likely to need and value aging baby boomers, even as many of them can't wait to retire. Is getting old getting better? Have a story about surgery or retirement plans you'd like to share?


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