There is a saying that age is just a number and it is used not only to justify some acts of courage, bravery or love but also to prove to the world that our actions and behaviors are not determined by a number. Time is just an abstract construct and our lives should not be constrained by it. Take a look at these people who are brave enough to live life at its fullest, despite their age. They surely are a lesson to learn for all of us.
Here are some stories which are worth sharing!
If your calling was always fashion and you had an affinity for what’s beautiful, then it’s never too late to follow your dreams and passions. This couple is the perfect example and they should serve us as a source of inspiration.
This couple shows to the world that love and humor have no limit or age, and life should be lived to its fullest. I bet that they had a lot of fun growing old together.
Serving as a source of inspiration for the movie entitled “The First Grader”, this 84-year-old man defied all odds and did not stop attending school even when he was living in a refugee camp.
Minoru Saito is a 77-year-old Japanese man who sailed around the world all by himself 8 times and proved that determination is stronger than time.
One man and a woman climbed Mount Everest and defeated its harsh conditions. The couple is formed by Yuichiro Miura who is 80-years-old and Tamae Watanabe who is 73-years-old.
A war veteran managed to get his degree at the age of 72. His field of study was Environmental Horticulture and Design and he was a first-generation college graduate.
An old couple attending a match in their matching sweatshirts shows the world that true love still exists.
Living life without open mindedness it’s dull and makes matters more difficult than they should be sometimes. Here is a couple that enjoys life and facing its difficulties with humor and positivity.
Not only adolescents are able to gain skateboarding skills and learn cool tricks. With a little help, anyone can do it! But nothing can be done without your husband’s support.
This elderly lady is another example of learning brand new abilities and skills. She took the chance and managed to ride a scooter in the most professional way. Just remember that you will always feel free as long as you do whatever your heart desires.
Enjoying the simple and delicious things in life with your loved one is definitely a life experience which should not have an age. Remember to appreciate the little things!
This elderly couple lives life to its fullest and shows those kids who the real masters of roller-skating are.
Learning a new sport such as fencing has no age limit as long as you’re determined and have a strong desire to achieve as many things as possible.
Do you remember those times when you used to do this as a kid and your parents said to enjoy it while you’re still little? Well, here’s a different point of view.
Pulling a prank on someone used to be deemed as immature by 18-year-olds, but little do they know that maybe their grandparents still play pranks on each other.
Humor gets better and better as people advance in life and forget for a moment that they are not full-time adults. There is never to late to play pranks on your best friend.
Another proof that age is just a number comes from Charles Eugster, a man who began a fitness program at 85 and took up bodybuilding at the age of 87. He managed to win 100 fitness awards in numerous sports, including bodybuilding.
This British couple, formed by 103-year-old George Kirby and 91-year-old Doreen Luckie, set the record for the world’s oldest newlyweds. At their wedding they invited over 50 of their closest friends.
Florence Seesee began working as a student nurse at the Tacoma General School of Nursing in 1946. Now, at the age of 90, she is considered one of the oldest working nurses who still serves her patients at Tacoma General.
Doretha Daniels (99) is one of the oldest witnesses of the Civil Rights Movement. She lived through the both World Wars and survived the Great Depression. To add on the list, she graduated in 2015 with an associate degree in Social Sciences.
Calvin Roberts, who is now 61-years-old, started his career in basketball in the 80s and in the present is trying out to play in the NBA’s summer league.
Cleveland T. Wilson met his future wife Lucinda Myers at church and they’ve been the perfect couple ever since. At the age of 70, he proposed to her.
In the 2007 Guinness World Records Book, Doris Self was recognized the world’s oldest professional gamer. She was a video game competitor who gained recognition in the ’80s.
Gladys Burrill, known as The Gladyator was a marathon contestant who finished the Honolulu Marathon at the age of 92 .