In the United States, getting old is something many people try to avoid. Whether we’re filling in areas of our face to look more plump and youthful or applying specific creams to shed years off our skin, there seems to be an entire industry that banks on our fear of aging. There’s a lot we can learn from cultures around the world who view aging as a gift, a definition of what it means to be alive. Instead of avoiding the truth about getting old, these cultures can teach us how to embrace the opportunity to grow old.
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