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Retirement’s not an option at age 96 for Benedictine nun

Pittsburgh Post Gazette article about LIFE Pittsburgh Participant, Sister Mary Damian. From the article,

Sister Mary Damian is 96 years old. Officially retired since 1985, the Benedictine sister still tutors foreign students and leads a Bible study at LIFE Pittsburgh, a North Side center for the elderly.

“I don’t feel old,” she said. “The only thing that makes me feel old is when I think that I was born in 1915 and this is 2011. That frightens me.”

Read the full article here.


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