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This turning point of fifty, I had become convinced, ought to form as vital a milestone in a woman's life as graduation, promotion, marriage or the birth of a child. At fifty, I had concluded, a woman might celebrate a rite of passage, a ritual as regularly marched as a confirmation.

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Source Notes: The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty (1997).

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